The Future of Flooding in Britain

With the onset of climate change, can flooding ever be stopped completely?
21 June 2014
Presented by Graihagh Jackson

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View of the flood plain following a 1 in 10 year flood on the Isle of Wight

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Six months after some of the worst flooding witnessed in Britain, Professor David Dermeritt from Kings College London explains to Graihagh Jackson how these deluges have changed Britain's policies on how we manage rivers, risks and rising water levels. What is the future of flooding? Will climate change worsen it? And how will the government protect property?

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