Flooding in parts of England and Wales has been described as “unprecedented” – but scientists say the bleak reality is that climate change will lead to more erratic weather.
The government said today it can’t protect everybody. So is a new approach to the climate emergency needed?
We’ve spent the day with families evacuated from their homes, who are now counting the cost – financial and emotional.
In This Story: Climate Change
Climate Change is the name commonly given to the notion that the Earth is undergoing a changing climate as a result of human activity, including notable leaders, scientists and naturalists including Sir David Attenborough.
Climate change includes both the global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases, and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.