Impact in a number of general ways, causing severe damage, disruption and distress.Proceed to next step >
Cause structural damage to your buildings. Basements and ground floor rooms are particularly at risk.
Saline flooding is more corrosive than fluvial flooding and will cause plaster to ‘bloom’ long after the wall has dried out. Lime plasters are also very susceptible to salt intrusion.
Damage electric and sewerage systems (including risk of back-ups)Proceed to next step >
Destroy perishable goods, valuables, paperwork and IT systems.Proceed to next step >
Make it more difficult to get affordable insurance cover. The cost/availability/terms and conditions associated with your bank overdrafts, mortgages and tenancy agreements may also be affected.Proceed to next step >
Put the health and safety of people, livestock and pets at riskProceed to next step >
Disrupt transport and delivery systems. This will affect how staff, visitors and suppliers access your site.Proceed to next step >
Accelerate coastal erosion caused by sea level rise and increased storminess. This may be an issue if your business is situated on a beach or cliff-top.Proceed to next step >
The checklist guides you through a series of questions to help you assess your business’ preparedness and identify practical actions you can take. Go to Checklist
The most important things you can do to climate-proof your tourism business. Go to Top Tips
Forward-thinking businesses are already preparing for climate change. To find out how, read our case studies