Adaptation can save 450,000 flood-risk properties
The number of UK homes and businesses at significant risk of flooding could be cut by 75% in 2035, through greater investment in defences and better consideration of climate changeIn its latest report, the adaptation sub-committee (ASC) of the Climate Change Committee, warns that with climate change likely to double the number of buildings at risk of being flooded in coming dec
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