The deaths occurred during two severe heatwaves over past two decades, while climate change also caused $9bn of damages in a series of extreme floods, University of Oxford study finds
With the government already under fire for its handling of the cladding scandal, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have today warned Ministers must enhance the UK's approach to flood protection and risk management in preparation for escalating climate...
UK flood defence plans once again called into question, as Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) committee calls for clear targets and long-term budget for resilience
Blistering heatwaves and devastating flood events are set to take an ever greater toll on the UK's mental and physical health, according to the Climate Coalition
Proposals aim to offer households discounted insurance premiums alongside additional funds to make their homes more resilient
Flood infrastructure in particularly poor state in areas across northern England which have faced major flood alerts in recent days, Greenpeace finds
Insurance giant warns 'it is time to act' in order to curb growing costs of climate change
Opposition accuses government of 'letting down flood-hit communities yet again' as new analysis suggests flood recovery grants have not been fully distributed
Environment Agency on track to meet flood protection defence targets, but many gaps in data remain, says NAO
New projections point to record breaking heat and rainfall in the coming years posing costly challenges for health and infrastructure
Record atmospheric concentrations of CO2, continued growth in emissions and rising annual temperatures means the impact of Covid restrictions on overall climate trends is negligible, according to a new report synthesing findings from several scientific...
New funding confirmed alongside sweeping new strategy from the Environment Agency designed to bolster climate resilience across the UK
The Environment Agency's new strategy will help build up the resilience of millions more homes and businesses to flooding and coastal erosion, according to its chair Emma Howard Boyd
The pandemic has forced all food businesses to innovate, including the fast-expanding plant-based food industry
WRI warns that flooding could aggravate coronavirus crisis in South and Southeast Asia and Africa, urging for increased investment globally in flood prevention
Review will root out "systemic issues" in the provision of flood insurance in the UK, zeroing in on the Doncaster region that was most affected by catastrophic downpours in November.
Ministers should urgently 'make a clear statement of ambition' on climate and flood resilience, UK climate, infrastructure and insurance experts warn
Study of land registry data reveals thousands of new homes have been built in flood prone areas, and could also be denied insurance
Emma Howard Boyd concedes flood defences 'cannot prevent flooding everywhere, all of the time' and calls instead for more resilient infrastructure
There have been repeated warnings about the UK's vulnerability to flooding - now the PM must put climate resilience at the centre of his 'levelling-up' agenda
Key impacts include loss of natural coastal and flooding protection, disappearance of natural carbon storage sinks, and steep rises in prices of key commodities
Insurance industry warns of increased premiums as flood risk grows due to climate change.
Upgrades to flood defences in Great Yarmouth will help protect the town against flooding driven by climate change
New £5m virtual data centre utilising cutting edge satellite technology could help lower risk of climate impacts, government claims