No Posts?

No Posts – No Way! I’ve just got a new job (Hooray!), but am suddenly spending much more time travelling and much less time writing. Fear not! Penetrating, critical and occasionally smugly sarcastic critical analysis of climate change adaptation and its discontents will return as soon as possible! Promise.   Advertisements

The Sunday Storm

Welcome to our new feature – The Sunday Storm, (which may also become Tuesday Two, or Friday Four, depending on whatever alliteration feels right), where we sum up and throw some half-baked opinions out at the climate world, and have some fun in the process. 1) It’s all kicking off this week as negotiators meet…

P.S – Adaptation Begins at Home

It’s funny how the emphasis of a news story changes. What started as flood prevention measures, fairly basic river dredging and the shoring up of coastal defenses has morphed into a story about Britain’s failure to adapt to climate change. It took a full week of solid news coverage, the environmental and defense ministers to…

Good Adaptation Begins at Home …

Across Europe this month, heavy flooding has hit Italy, France and the UK.  While significant parts of Somerset, England are under water, hard questions have been asked about Britain’s ability to respond to crisis, and its ability to reduce the risk of such disasters in the future. If we can ask these questions of our own…