Climate change could spell floods, heatwaves and droughts for UK, government warns

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Climate change could spell floods, heatwaves and droughts for UK, government warns

Government gives backing to six urgent priority areas over the next five years to better ready the UK for the growing impact of climate change

The UK could be facing a future of more widespread flooding, hotter heatwaves, disruption to food supplies and power as a result of climate change, the government revealed yesterday in its latest climate...

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