Skip to content

Air Pollution Archives

 

Fending off the floods: how we can keep the water away

 
8th February 2016    |     Shaun Pentlow: Associate Director, Rolton Group

Flooding was once again in the headlines over Christmas, with many parts of the UK suffering from the aftermath of extreme wet weather.

Read more...


Fending off the floods: how we can keep the water away

Fending off the floods

 
8th February 2016    |     Shaun Pentlow

Flooding was once again in the headlines over Christmas, with many parts of the UK suffering from the aftermath of extreme wet weather.

Read more...

The End of the Oil Age?

Rolton Group

 
4th September 2015    |     Peter Rolton

I have written before about the fact that even though 30 percent of known oil reserves will have to stay in the ground if we are to curb climate change to within acceptable limits, eye-watering sums of money are still being spent on exploration for new reserves.

Read more...

Resource Responsibility and the Global Carbon Crisis

Rolton Group

 
5th March 2015    |     Peter Rolton

Although it doesn’t feel so long ago, it has been almost two years since I wrote about the mounting risk of investing in fossil fuels; in short, great portions of the reserves we are currently spending billions per year to discover and explore will have to remain unburnt if we are to avoid more than 2°C of global temperature rise, leaving eye-wateringly valuable assets stranded under the ground and potentially creating a global financial crash far more serious than the one from which we are just starting to emerge.

Read more...

Forcing the Floods out of Florida

Rolton Group

 
27th June 2014    |     Peter Rolton

Water management in Florida has never been easy. The area, made vulnerable by its coastal position and flat geography, has been blighted historically by both droughts and floods that have torn through to wreak damage upon both buildings and people.

Read more...

The Populist Policy Problem

Rolton Group

 
9th May 2014    |     Peter Rolton

The forthcoming local and European elections are now less than two weeks away, and contending parties have been doggedly campaigning to increase their chances of securing seats both at home and in Brussels.

Read more...

A Stern Review of UK Flooding

Rolton Group

 
13th February 2014    |     Peter Rolton

It’s hard to believe that almost eight years have passed since the publication of Lord Nicholas Stern’s Review on the Economics of Climate Change.

Read more...