Perilous floods in Pakistan leave more than 1,000 dead

The UN has appealed for aid, with the Prince of Wales and UK government donating

Government introduces ‘strict’ criteria to better protect homes from flooding

Councils will be better placed to apply government policy where new homes, in areas at risk of flooding, should meet recommended standards on flood resilience

Cornwall’s ‘first hosepipe ban in 26 years’ to be introduced next week

The temporary water use ban will come into effect next Tuesday

London mayor pledges £3.1m for tree planting scheme after heatwave and wildfires

Increasing the number of trees in London is expected help cool the city and provide shade to Londoners while making it more resilient to flooding

Community-led projects in London offered £90k to tackle environmental inequality

The ‘Grow Together’ programme has been launched in response to data revealing that lower income, Black, Asian and minority ethnic Londoners are disproportionately affected by environmental issues such as flooding and overheating caused by climate change

Companies might be asked for quarterly green plans to avoid windfall tax

New government plans could see business green investments scrutinised

Climate change: Welsh Government announces independent review of floods

Since Storm Dennis wreaked havoc across the country in February 2020, Wales has experienced a rapid increase in the frequency of storms and flood events than any other time in recorded history

Natural disasters ‘have claimed more than 3,700 lives in the UK since 2000’

Extreme temperatures are to blame for 3,626 deaths registered in the UK, according to new research

‘Extreme weather patterns are not new phenomena’

New data reveals the most extreme weather the UK has experienced dates back to the Victorian period

Climate change: Sadiq Khan awards £4m to improve green spaces across London

A total of six projects will share the funding to strengthen climate resilience, improve biodiversity and access to green space as well as build green skills