Fourfold rise in flood risk by 2035
Four times as many businesses and households in England could be at risk of flooding in the next 20 years if further steps are not taken to prepare for climate change, says a new report from the committee on climate change (CCC)According to the CCC’s adaptation subcommittee (ASC), cuts in funding for flood protection are a major cause of the heightened risk. The ASC estimates that in 2035 only 160,000 properties would be at
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