Flood insurance costs are likely to grow

A citizen science project suggests climate change really has increased the risk of flooding in the UK.

The issue has been highlighted by the recent floods, amid a January that saw double the normal monthly rainfall in parts of England.

Prof Myles Allen presented evidence of a link between floods and climate change at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) meeting in Vienna.

It indicates climate change is increasing the risk of extreme weather.

It also suggests that insurance costs are likely to grow. (more)

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