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The huge cost of flood damage is set to soar fivefold across Europe in coming decades, according to the first comprehensive analysis of risk across the continent.
Nearly half of people believe that the floods and storms that have ravaged Britain for the past three months are a result of climate change, compared with just over a quarter who do not, according to a new poll.
The centre of London is at risk from catastrophic flooding that would make Hurricane Sandy's impact on New York pale in comparison, one of the UK's most senior businessmen has warned.
Across the country, we have seen our neighbours' homes and farms devastated by the floods. We understand their anger and frustration.
Ministers are "playing politics" with the flood crisis and "getting in the way of decent people doing a valiant job", according to an unprecedented outburst from the embattled boss of the Environment Agency, who blamed the Government for limiting the agency's response.
Northampton-based green manufacturer, Eco Ezee has won a major contract to supply its range of sustainable decorating products to leading buildings merchant Travis Perkins.
Cuadrilla is to scrap plans to use controversial fracking technology near the village of Balcombe in Sussex – but only because the rocks at its site already contain natural fractures.
A UK start-up is going up against the big waste companies with a low-cost technology developed in the "back of the garage", claiming it will make it greener, cheaper and easier for businesses to deal with their waste.
Community Shop, the first 'social supermarket’ redistributing to 'those who need it most’ food in the supply chain that would otherwise go to waste, is planning to extend the range of discounted products it sells to non-food items.
Businesses and households across England and Wales are being warned of the risk of further flooding today and into the weekend.
The Prime Minister today said climate change was almost certainly the cause of extreme weather events affecting the UK and that the Government should "look again" at what more could be done to improve flood defences.
Britain needs to face up to a radical change in weather conditions that could be the result of global warming, and spend much more on flood defences, Sir David King, the Government's special envoy on climate change, has said.
A waterway could offer a sustainable way of meeting water demand as well as providing employment, flood relief and boosting tourism
Three million properties in England, including No 10 Downing Street, are at risk of flash flooding, according to new maps published by the Environment Agency on Thursday.
Britain's flood defences and flood warnings that led to thousands of people leaving their homes in the face of record-breaking high tides along the east coast have saved lives and property, according to the Environment Agency and police.