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Annual damage caused by flooding in the United Kingdom (UK) could increase by more than a fifth over the next century because of climate change unless all international pledges to reduce carbon emissions are met, according to new research. The study reveals the first-ever dataset to assess flood hazard using the most recent Met Office climate projections which factor in the likely impact of climate change. The study was published today in NHESS. Read more.
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In this work, the authors examine a set of observed extreme, non-earthquake-related and non-landslide-related wave runup events.
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