Wet reply to weather

May 1, 1998

The water industry is responding poorly to climatic events, but aggrieved customers should stop complaining and "learn to adapt to the results of climate change", according to research from Reading University. Michael Price, senior lecturer in hydrogeology, said the water industry should not stick rigidly to statistics in planning for climate change. In the past 25 years, Britain has had four droughts so severe that they would be expected only once every 200 years, he said.

登录 或者 注册 以便阅读全文。




  • 获得编辑推荐文章
  • 率先获得泰晤士高等教育世界大学排名相关的新闻
  • 获得职位推荐、筛选工作和保存工作搜索结果
  • 参与读者讨论和公布评论


Log in or register to post comments


Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October