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Royal Society report on resilience & adaptation

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

Flood defence spending details: private sector will need to contribute

Latest National Infrastructure Plan and flood defence plans launched.

New adaptation resources for the built environment

A report from the Design for Future Climate competition and a new online planning tool.

Scotland’s new national resilience centre

New facility in Dumfries to help Scotland anticipate natural hazards.

Hospital designed to reduce flood risk

Danish hospital extension uses landscape design to reduce stormwater runoff.

Adaptation M&E – how are we doing?

Our guest blogger, Timo Leiter, reflects on adaptation M&E and the remaining gaps in our understanding.

Cold, dark space to keep us cool in future?

US researchers have developed a new material that could cool without the use of power…

Environmental Audit Committee hears evidence on adaptation

Transcripts of the recent climate change adaptation sessions are now available.

Revitalising the climate debate

LWEC’s policy & practice note draws on the work of ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellows.

IPCC warns climate change action is urgent

Stopping use of fossil fuels before the end of the century will save civilisation, says IPCC report.