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Posted 13 October 2016

Going with the flow; adaptation and resilience in flood risk management

In a recent Birmingham Brief article, Simon Dixon considers the flood resilience agenda in light of a government report due to be launched in the coming weeks. He also reflects on the work being done at the University of Birmingham to help inform the wider debate on flood resilience.

Posted 20 September 2016

The effects of climate change on global crop yields

A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world's three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas.

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