environmental hazards

Case study: Coastal Resilience in East Anglia

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has published an article discussing the causes and effects of coastal erosion in East Anglia, one of the regions with the… Read more

Climate change, increasing environmental hazards and reimagining disaster risk reduction

New Research from the University of Reading published in Environmental Research Letters investigates the impacts of climate change on the world’s water cycle. The research shows climate change is causing… Read more

Research Briefing Measuring sustainable environment-food system interactions

This briefing describes how data, metrics and models can help measure the environmental impacts of food systems, which are complex networks of activities and interactions that affect food production, processing,… Read more

UK Leading climate expert warns the world will miss 1.5C warming limit

Professor Sir Bob Watson, a prominent climate scientist from the UK, has expressed concern over the ability of global initiatives to achieve the 1.5C global warming limit set out in… Read more

Co-designing Infrastructures; community collaboration for liveable cities

Launch of the new co-designing infrastructures book, available by open access PDF for free by UCL Press. Tells the story of a research programme designed to bring the power of… Read more

Research finds half of UK businesses already impacted by climate change

Half (48%) of all UK businesses have reported being impacted by the effects of climate change, with 52% of those reporting that their ability to do business has been impacted… Read more

Progress in adapting to climate change – 2023 report to parliament

This report provides the Committee’s biennial report of progress in preparing for climate change as required under the Climate Change Act. It provides an assessment of progress at the end… Read more

The IPCC publishes the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6) on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6). The report provides an up-to-date assessment of the current state of knowledge on climate change, its… Read more

UK Government launches new climate change hub for forestry, to support risk management and climate change adaptation

The UK government has launched a new Climate Change Hub to support the forestry sector in adapting to climate change. The hub centralizes information and resources on forestry and climate… Read more