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The report summarises the findings of an international events series hosted by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) last year in the run up to the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow.
United Kingdom Research and Innovation
The architecture of UK houses — from grand iconic structures, to modest Victorian Terrace homes and modern tower blocks — suggests that the lessons learned over the centuries to deal with harsh weather may still apply to today's challenges.
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North Devon cliffs
A new study shows that rock coasts, traditionally thought of as stable compared to sandy coasts and soft cliffs, are likely to retreat at a rate not seen for 3,000-5,000 years.
Imperial College London

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National policies and plans

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The strategy sets out a vision of a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change, and seeks to better manage the risks and consequences of flooding from rivers, the sea, groundwater, reservoirs, sewers, and coastal erosion.
Environment Agency

This guidance document is designed to complement Emergency Preparedness, which sets out how the duties under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA) and its supporting Regulations (Regulations) should be implemented. This guidance focuses on guiding

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This policy statement sets out the United Kingdom government’s long-term ambition to create a nation more resilient to future flood and coastal erosion risk. This means the government will reduce the risk of harm to people, the environment and the economy

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The report estimates the total combined climate change risk for the UK based on an analysis of nine key ‘impact channels’, ranging from agriculture, livestock and fisheries to drought, flooding and coastal impacts.
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This G20 Climate Risk Atlas factsheets sheds light on the risks faced by the United Kingdom. The G20 Climate Risk Atlas is the contribution of the CMCC Foundation – Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change to ensure attentive and well-informed climate action
Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici