Useful Links

Climate Change

Real Climate: Climate Science From Climate Scientists

Scottish Climate Change Impacts Partnership

Tyndall Centre

UK Climate Change Impacts

UK Climate Projections

Three Regions Climate Change Group

Climate Change Northwest Climate Change Adaptation – UK BRAG climate change adaptation sub-group

Adaptation and Resilience in a Changing Climate (ARCC) – The ARCC CN brings together researchers and stakeholders involved in climate change adaptation in the built environment and infrastructure sectors.

Danish Portal for Adaptation to Climate Change FINADAPT  Assessing the adaptive capacity of the Finnish environment and society under a changing climate

European Environment Agency National Adaptation Strategy Summary

REFRESH Adaptive strategies to mitigate the impacts of climate change on European Freshwater Ecosystems

NCCARF National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility  The Water Resources and Freshwater Biodiversity Adaptation Network – Australia

Diffuse Pollution

The Voluntary Initiative

Association of Rivers Trusts

Lake District Still Waters Partnership

Love Your Lakes – Improving the water quality of Windermere

Land Water Blog – Integrating Water and Agricultural Management (IWAM) blog for the Defra Farming and Food Science Team

BioFresh Biodiversity of Freshwater Ecosystems

FWAG  SouthWest  Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group for independent farm conservation and agri-environment advice in South West England

Upstream Thinking  South West Water’s flagship programme of environmental improvements aimed at improving water quality in river catchments in order to reduce water treatment costs.

Environmental Business Support

UKWIR – UK Water Industry Research

Northwest Envirolink


Flood Risk

EU Water Framework Directive

Flood Risk Management Research Consortium

Defra- flooding and coastal change

NERC Flood Risk from Extreme Events

Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009

Local Government Flood Forum


Alternet – A long-term biodiversity, ecosystem and awareness research network

alfa “Adaptive Land use for Flood Alleviation” -protecting citizens in the North West Europe region against the effects of (the risk of) flooding due to climate changes.

Environmental Risk Management – a special interest group of the Industrial Mathematics KTN

Local Government Flood Forum

Flood Risk and Water Management Network (England and Wales) – FlowNetThis resource is designed to provide self-help to local authorities through sharing good practice, challenges and innovative idea.

NERC Macronutrient Cycles Programme

Upland Hydrology Group  Their goal is to reach a consensus about how land and water should best be managed in the uplands.

United Kingdom and Ireland Lakes Network Sharing best practice for the protection and restoration of the lakes across the UK and Ireland

Water Management

Waterwise – Reducing Water Wastage in the UK

N8 Research Partnership – Water   Northern England’s eight leading universities with expertise in the science of sustainable water use

Water at Leeds

Breneman, the chairman of the measuring up national advisory committee and a professor of the economics of education at the university of virginia