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Jim Hall: clear national standards vital to improved extreme weather resilience
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Jim Hall: clear national standards vital to improved extreme weather resilience

The National Audit Office has voiced concerns about the government’s progress on ensuring the UK can be resilient to the impacts of extreme weather events, in a new report out today (6 December). Government resilience: extreme weather finds that while central government has in place a range of existing protocols for managing the impacts of...

6 Dec 2023 By
600,000 properties face future flooding without action to reduce urban runoff and improve drainage systems
A flooded supermarket carpark in Belvedere, Kent

600,000 properties face future flooding without action to reduce urban runoff and improve drainage systems

Stricter controls on new property developments alongside up to £12bn of investment in drainage infrastructure over the next thirty years will be necessary to stop thousands more homes and businesses from flooding due to inadequate drainage, according to a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission. Localised floods across England last month alongside a series...

29 Nov 2022 By
Reducing the risk of surface water flooding
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Reducing the risk of surface water flooding

The final report of the study on surface water flooding concludes that stricter controls on new property developments alongside up to £12bn of investment in drainage infrastructure over the next thirty years will be necessary to stop thousands more homes and businesses from flooding due to inadequate drainage

29 Nov 2022
Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: project overview
Women dealing with stormy weather

Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: project overview

A page that brings together all the research from this joint project with the Met Office and the Committee on Climate Change

17 Mar 2022
Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: short wind ramping events dataset
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Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: short wind ramping events dataset

Latest report from our project with the Met Office and the Committee on Climate Change on modelling changing weather patterns to better understand their potential impact on future electricity generation.

17 Mar 2022
Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: short duration events
Lightning storm in Nottingham

Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: short duration events

The latest findings from the collaborative project with the Met Office and the Climate Change Committee on the possible impact of adverse weather on future electricity systems.

17 Dec 2021
Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: long duration events
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Adverse weather scenarios for future electricity systems: long duration events

28 Jun 2021
Characterising adverse weather for the UK electricity system
Large Waves Breaking Against Sea Wall At Dawlish In Devon

Characterising adverse weather for the UK electricity system

14 Dec 2020
Adverse weather scenarios for renewable energy system testing
Turbines in an onshore Windfarm in Scotland

Adverse weather scenarios for renewable energy system testing

12 Jun 2020

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