GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

Foresight: Future Flooding


The aim of the project To use the best available science to provide a challenging vision for flood and coastal defence in the UK between 2030 and 2100 and so inform long-term policy.

An independent look: while the Office of Science and Technology commissioned the work, the findings are independent of Government and do not constitute Government policy.

A broad scope: the work covers all of the UK and looks at flooding from rivers and the sea, as well as internal flooding in towns and cities. It also considers the risks of coastal erosion.

Sustainability analysis at the heart: we have looked at economic, social and environmental