Documents tagged with "Flooding"


Power infrastructure at flood risk - evidence submission to ECC Committee April 2014

14 Apr, 2014 (PDF) 431.22 KB

Written evidence submitted by Friends of the Earth to the Energy and Climate Change Committee's inquiry into Power Disruption and Severe Weather, April 2014. The data and calculations contained in this document formed the basis for a story in the Independent about those at risk of blackouts from flooded substations, 14th April.


Flooding, flood risk & flood insurance briefing February 2014

04 Feb, 2014 (PDF) 702.26 KB

Our briefing on how climate change is set to increase flood risk, and how the Government's flood insurance scheme fails to factor this in.

This briefing was prepared for Lords Committee Stage of the Water Bill, February 2014, and is an update on a previous briefing written for Commons Committee Stage, Dec 2013.