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Election 2015: Green Party Manifesto pledges on Flooding

In the lead up to the 2015 General Election, Unda reviews the major political parties’ manifestos with particular focus on how they attend to address the issue of flooding if they come to power.  Pledges concerning their new build...



BRE research making buildings more resilient to flooding

With an increase in extreme weather events which culminated in some of the most severe flooding seen in various part of the country last year, the BRE Trust (The largest UK charity dedicated specifically to the built environment research)...



Flood damages in Europe to increase 200% by century-end

Flood damages in Europe to increase 200% by century-end. As the climate warms, flood damages across Europe are likely to be considerably higher than previously thought. According to scientists from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, extreme river floods now occurring...



Well-designed productive woodland reduces flood risk – Forest Research and Confor

Planting productive woodland in specific areas of the UK could play a role in reducing the risk of flooding, according to a landmark report.  The study by Forest Research and trade body Confor highlights the role productive woodland can...



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