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Storm Desmond in Wales Read Blog Post

Storm Naming Conventions Help People Prepare


The recently introduced system for naming the storms that sweep across Ireland and Great Britain every winter was thrown into disarray this season. Things started convent...

Smoke rising from factories Read Blog Post

Talanoa Dialogue: Global Environment Conference in Bonn

Legislation, Events, Flooding

The 23rd annual Conference of Parties is taking place in Bonn from the 6th-17th November. Known as COP 23 for short, the conference brings together representatives of nat...

Greenhouse gas emissions Read Blog Post

Cause for Concern: Two United Nations Reports Released

Legislation, Flooding

For people concerned about the environment and the future of humankind, the biggest news story of our time is the rapid change in the climate. This week, two reports have...

View from window of flood waters Read Blog Post

New Advice From Direct Line on Our Resources Page

Company, Resources

We added the resources page to our website over a year ago so there would be a place on the site where useful information regarding flood risk would be gathered in one pl...

Hurricane Ophelia in South Wales Read Blog Post

Ophelia: The Easternmost Hurricane on Record

Flooding, United Kingdom

Hurricane Ophelia wasn’t the strongest or most devastating hurricane to have formed in the Atlantic this season. Most of its energy was unleashed over the ocean. By the...

Hurricane Harvey damage to Columbus Read Blog Post

Dysfunctional: Flood Insurance Schemes in the USA and UK

Legislation, United Kingdom, USA

In a neatly-argued and well-written article published in the Washington Post last month, Daniel Schwarcz – Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota and an expert...