Designing for climate change

Sunny LondonThe UK’s Met Office has come up with a range of climate change predictions, which indicate that the UK could be between 2 degrees and 6 degrees hotter than it is now by the end of the century, with lower amounts of summer rainfall in the south (good for cricket but bad for crops and gardening) and wetter winters in the north. The Environment Secretary, Mr Benn comments that we need to plan now for these weather changes. He is wrong. We should have started planning fifteen years ago. Continue reading