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Radio 4 - Climate Change and Me, 25/05/2018

Radio 4 - Climate Change and Me, 25/05/2018 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Richard Dawson on the UK's engineering infrastructure, flooding and climate change.

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Professor Richard Dawson, Director of ESRC-funded iBuild discusses the UK's engineering infrastructure, flooding and climate change on Radio 4's 'Climate Change and Me'. 

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Shortcomings in UK Government Review of Flooding

Shortcomings in UK Government Review of Flooding | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

One of the most important decisions facing the new UK Government is how to implement the recommendations of the National Flood Resilience Review.

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Article written by Bob Ward, Director of the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy

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Climate concern 'linked to floods'

Climate concern 'linked to floods' | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Public belief in the reality of climate change has risen in Britain, partly because of the 2013 winter floods, according to a report.


Concern has almost returned to the high levels reported in 2005, say University of Cardiff researchers.

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Report by Professor Nick Pidgeon of Cardiff University was funded by the ESRC.

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Lee Coppack's curator insight, January 31, 2015 5:23 AM

There is also always a risk that if we get two or three dry years, entirely possible without any significance in the overall trends, that concern about climate change will fade. Consider attitudes in Florida to hurricanes after several benign years. 

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Woman's Hour - 5 December 2016

Woman's Hour - 5 December 2016 | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

It's been a year since Storm Desmond brought severe gales, heavy rainfall and consequent flooding to parts of the UK. With flooding recognised as a major and chronic national hazard research from Lancaster University looked at how these natural disasters can severely affect children and young people. Project leader, Professor Maggie Mort explains why it's time to stop ignoring their experience.

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Professor Maggie Mort explains the findings of her ESRC-funded project on the impact of flooding on children.

 

Listen from 18:19 to 26:10.

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Victims of flooding frustrated by Government support

Victims of flooding frustrated by Government support | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Victims need clearer information on what they can expect in the aftermath of major flooding from the government and other authorities.

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This research was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. The research also received support from the National Institute for Health Research Health Protection Research Unit (NIHR HPRU) in Environmental Change and Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in partnership with Public Health England (PHE), the University of Exeter, University College London, and the Met Office.

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Working together to promote greater resilience to flooding

Working together to promote greater resilience to flooding | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Researchers from the University of Exeter are working to help communities become more resilient to natural hazards like flooding. 

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Article cites the ESRC-funded project Working together to promote greater resilience to flooding

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