Just 6,000 Years Ago The Sahara Desert Was Unrecognisable

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.12.2016 | UK Tech

It was only 6,000 years ago that it frequently rained in the Sahara desert, leaving it covered in vast vegetation and grasslands, so what happened? Tw...

Downpours Spark Flooding As A Month's Rain Is Forecast In 36 Hours

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

Parts of the southeast are experiencing flooding after torrential downpours and thunderstorms swept across Britain. And forecasters say some areas...

To See the Future of Science We Need to Look Beyond the '2.0 Paradigm'

Dirk Jan van den Berg | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech
Dirk Jan van den Berg

The vernacular of 'Science 2.0' has become increasingly utilised in the debate about the future of science. Many media articles and conferences focus on this topic, and the European Commission has recently held a public consultation to better understand the impact of 2.0 and desirability of policy action to enable it.

What England Can Learn From the Dutch About Water Management

Julian Hunt | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK
Julian Hunt

Increasing evidence and scientific analysis is showing why these events are associated with human induced climate change. The related impacts are becoming more widespread and complex, affecting society from health issues to agriculture, from transportation to economics, and becoming more severe, long-lasting and costly with increasing frequency.

Severe Flood Warnings Issued Across UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Severe weather warnings have been issued across England and Wales after heavy rain was predicted throughout the UK. The Environment Agency issued a...

Heavy Rain Leads To Spike In 'Thunderstorm Asthma Attacks'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Predictions of a stormy summer are cause for concern among Asthma experts, who point out that heavy rain can trigger serious attacks in sufferers. ...

PICTURES: Flashflood Warning After Heavy Rain Across UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Heavy rain has prompted warnings of possible flash flooding across England and Wales. The Environment Agency has issued eight flood warnings for so...

Bigger Picture Behind the Hosepipe Ban

Gavin Shuker | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Politics
Gavin Shuker

When it comes to water, the scale of the threat from our changing climate has never been laid out quite so starkly, and against such a dramatic backdrop that is drought.

Severe Weather Warnings Issued As Man Has Miraculous Escape

PA | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK

High winds and heavy rain battered England and Wales on Monday night while parts of Scotland could face blizzards conditions later as the unsettled we...

UK Drought Warning After Lack Of November Rain

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK

The drought which has hit parts of the UK this year could continue until next summer if the country suffers a dry winter, the Government has warned. ...

Flash Floods Hit Scottish Capital

PA | Posted 08.09.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Homes and businesses have been hit by flash floods after heavy rain in the Scottish capital. Cars were seen floating down the ...