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In Conversation with Lord Krebs: UK fighting climate change with more nuclear energy

19 Mar 2014, Conversation Media Group, the

Recent floods in the UK have awoken the country to the possibly severe impacts of climate change. Like many other parts of the world, including Australia, the UK will see rising temperatures and increasing extreme weather events such as drought and flooding...


National Platform
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Flood 2007 340,000
Storm 1998 250,000
Flood 2007 30,000
Storm 2000 19,504
Storm 1996 12,000
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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