This year, World Water Week (23 August – 1 September) focuses on Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water. This article by Rob Thompson, Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Meteorology at…Read More >
A central focus of discussions at the ongoing UN climate summit COP26 in Glasgow is how to adapt to a warming world, including how to prevent climate hazards from becoming…Read More >
The year 2020 will no doubt go down in history for other reasons, but it is also on target to be one of the warmest on record. And as the…Read More >
Winter is here and, as a researcher who monitors flooding, I find it more daunting than ever. The UK faces a formidable trend of warmer and wetter winters, which already increase the…Read More >
The impacts of the 2020 monsoon floods in Bangladesh were devastating with more than 5 million people affected, 41 deaths and tens of thousands of people from low-lying areas being…Read More >
Climate change, it’s fair to say, is complicated. And it’s big. One of the main challenges of responding effectively is simply getting your head around the scale of the problem….Read More >
Climate change has made some types of floods more likely. In a recent post for The Conversation, Professor Hannah Cloke writes that people should be empowered to prepare for the…Read More >
Extreme weather events may be becoming more frequent, but at least we’re getting better at forecasting them. Professor Hannah Cloke contributes to a round-up of some good news stories about…Read More >
Linda Speight co-authors a new piece for The Conversation on recent research which means that a step-change in flash flood forecasting is now possible.
Reading hydrologist Professor Hannah Cloke writes for The Conversation on why floods are such difficult beasts to pin down, despite the efforts of the brightest scientists and supercomputers.