climate change

Back to the future: predicting climate change hazards

The data insights we have into climate change impacts never fails to surprise: we know that around 4,000 properties are at substantial risk from coastal erosion across the UK, and over the next 80 years

Tom Backhouse discusses chalk mines and cases where overlying ground has resulted in significant material damage to individual properties, businesses and infrastructure.

The history of Great Britain is built upon the foundations of local mineral extraction. Valuable commodities such as coal, stone and metallic minerals have been extracted from beneath our feet for millennia and it is