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London Under Water

A panel of experts, chaired by BBC's Evan Davis, will explore the threat of flooding to London’s people & infrastructure.


The discussion will examine how current defence systems will cope with enhanced flood risk to the capital over the next 30 years.

- With £80 billion worth of infrastructure at stake if London did flood. How prepared is the city?

- What is the insurance industry doing to safeguard and manage the risk to capital in the capital?

- Can urban development actually reduce flood risk?

- Can the Thames Barrier cope with the rising sea levels and storm surge predictions?


Speaker(s):

(Chair) Evan Davis | talks | www
David Wardle | talks
Rowan Douglas | talks

 

Date and Time:

18 June 2008 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

Chartered Accountants Hall
One Moorgate Place
London
EC2R 6EA


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Organised by:

21st Century Challenges
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Tickets:

£10 RGS-IBG members, £15 non members

Available from:

Online: www.21stCenturyChallenges.org
Events office 020 7591 3100
Email events@rgs.org

Additional Information:

Further details or book online at www.21stCenturyChallenges.org

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