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Private energy firms profits as lights go out

18 February 2014
Hundreds of people went without power for five days or more following storms in Wales last week.

Flood defence cuts could put nuclear sites at risk

18 February 2014
Flood defence projects around nuclear sites were among those that didn’t go ahead because of funding cuts.

Tory recovery hopes sink in the flood fury

18 February 2014
The storms that have battered Britain this winter have exposed the government’s complacency in the face of climate change.

Flooded in Somerset—and hit by the Tory bedroom tax

11 February 2014
Disabled Lucie Almond is still living in a council-owned bungalow in Bridgwater, Somerset, that first flooded on 3 January.

Tories laid the ground for Britain's flood crisis

11 February 2014
Services cut by politicians would have protected tens of thousands of people, writes Dave Sewell

Rising waters continue to wreak havoc in Somerset

11 February 2014
Two months of floods have wreaked chaos in Somerset. Scores of families have been evacuated from flooded villages such as Moorland. Some homes have been flooded several times since winter began.

Widespread chaos after floods sweep Britain

11 February 2014
Floods and storms swept over wide areas of southern England, Wales and the Midlands last week.

Take on the system to stop climate chaos

11 February 2014
 Now that parts of their beloved Eton College are under flood water, you might expect even the Tories to get serious about climate change. 

Tories’ planning policies are behind flooding crisis

04 February 2014
Tory environment secretary Owen Paterson has slashed grants to poor farmers while increasing grants for clearing land, writes Dave Sewell

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