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Are you going to FLOODrisk 2012?

Posted: 17-Sep-2012

Press release - FLOODrisk 2012 is only ten weeks away. HR Wallingford are co-organisers for this conference that brings together researchers, policy makers and practitioners from across the world to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice.  Continue reading ›

The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2012 - The first of its kind and why it has a legacy beyond the UK

Posted: 02-Aug-2012

Now that the dust has settled since the publication of the UK’s Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA), we are starting to reflect on the true value of this work and where we should go from here, bearing in mind that this assessment was just the first in an open-ended cycle of assessments to be completed every five years.  Continue reading ›

Water security framework for Africa is launched

Posted: 23-May-2012

Press release  HR Wallingford has led the development of a Strategic Framework for Water Security and Climate Resilient Development in Africa. The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) launched the Framework during  Africa Water Week, 14-18 May 2012 in Cairo, Egypt.  Continue reading ›

UK Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA)

Posted: 26-Jan-2012

Press release International research and consultancy organisation, HR Wallingford, led a consortium of specialists to deliver an independent report to the UK Government today detailing the potential risks to the UK from climate change. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) report was laid before Parliament by the Secretary of State for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman. It presents, for the first time, a comparison of a wide range of climate change risks based on their economic, social and environmental implications.  Continue reading ›

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