How the government learnt absolutely nothing from the recent floods.
By George Monbiot, published on the Guardian’s website, 7th January 2016
Those of you with memories longer than a week will be aware that Britain experienced a degree of hydrological inconvenience in December. You know: 16,000 homes inundated, £5bn of damage, that kind of thing. I vaguely recall that it made the news once or twice.