In deep water?

Think tank: Bright Blue

Author(s): Dr Helen Jackson

January 5, 2022

This report from UK think tank Bright Blue maps the impacts of flooding in the UK since 2007.

Flooding is one of the most serious climate-related risks that the UK faces. A clear understanding of how it is affecting or could affect specific key public services, critical infrastructure and key businesses is fundamental to improving national resilience. Using a unique methodology based on artificial intelligence, this report assesses the impacts of flooding and related hazards in the UK since 2007. It puts forward a range of recommendations to bolster the UK’s resilience towards flooding in the decades ahead.