British towns face more severe flooding and droughts than predicted

Major British towns can expect to experience more extreme flooding, droughts and heatwaves than has been previously predicted and the Paris Agreement will not hold back rising sea-levels, according to two studies

The number of homes at risk of surface water flooding is increasing. Photograph: Steve AllenUK/123RF
The impacts of climate change on British towns will be worse than expected, according to a study

Climate change will seriously test the resilience of major British towns, according to a new study by Newcastle University.

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