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

Europe had its warmest summer on record in 2021 due to climate change

Sea surface temperatures in areas of the Baltic and eastern Mediterranean regions were the highest since at least 1993, according to a new report

‘Leaders are absent on climate change’

A new report calls on the Australian government for inaction on climate change

Flood warnings issued for Storm Franklin

Those living near the River Mersey have been given a severe flood warning

‘Climate disasters cost the world $100bn in 2021’

A new report lays bare the financial and human devastation climate change caused throughout the last year

Fresh £6m investment announced for green spaces across London

Cutting-edge data, including new climate risk mapping that highlights where Londoners are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, will be used

New £12m UK funding to boost climate disaster responses in developing countries

The funding will be provided to the Start Network for rapid responses by charities to crises like droughts and floods and help local and frontline responders anticipate and respond swiftly to protect lives and livelihoods

Electricity North West unveils £2bn investment plan

It is seeking feedback on plans to increase its investment by 44% between 2023 and 2028 as it aims to reduce the number and duration of power cuts by 20%

Billion-dollar natural disasters: Natural catastrophes in 2020 ‘create global economic loss of $210bn’

A new study shows six-in-ten of the costliest natural catastrophes during 2020 occurred in the US

Climate-related disasters ‘almost doubled in the last 20 years’

China and India have the highest share of disaster-hit populations with more than 2.8 billion people affected, according to a new report