Dr Adam Corner is Climate Outreach‘s Director of Research as well as an Honorary Research Fellow at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. Adam manages Climate Outreach’s research portfolio and directs collaborations with academic partners. He writes regularly for the national media, including The Guardian and New Scientist magazine.
Storm Desmond – Who wants to talk about climate change at a time like this?
In scenes that are – sadly – becoming an increasingly familiar feature of the UK’s winter months, unprecedented levels of rain fell in the North of England and Scotland last weekend. Swollen rivers burst their banks, flood defences failed, and hospitals moved to emergency power supplies. Tragically, several people are thought to have lost their lives as the storm swept the country.