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Review of monitoring & evaluation approaches

A useful assessment of monitoring and evaluation methods draws out some common themes.

Seven thousand properties at risk of rising seas

The cost of coastal erosion is quantified in an unpublished Environment Agency report.

Guide to communicating adaptation in public sector

A handy short guide to communicating climate change adaptation.

Need for greater flood resilience

The CCC blog outlines the need for new flood defences as well as maintenance for existing shcemes.

Evidence on adaptation & infrastructure networks

Prof Jim Hall gives evidence to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee.

Hotter European summers, 2014 UK’s warmest

European summers as hot as 2003 heatwave are ten times more likely, while the UK has it’s warmest year on record.

Flood Re comes into force

Affordable insurance scheme for flood-prone homes finally agreed.

Impact of climate change on London’s economy¬†

London Assembly’s report finds a mixed picture of preparedness for climate change.

Public perceptions of ocean acidification

A short report and survey examines how much the public understand about acidification and its causes.

Royal Society report on resilience & adaptation

New report looks at extreme events in particular, and makes recommendations for planning and decision-making.