Over the past year, extreme weather events have seemed to become the norm rather than the exception. Across the UK, we have had droughts followed by flooding and plummeting temperatures.
However many SWM business members have commented that the global weather had an impact on their supply chains. So what did the global weather look like in 2012?
The World Resources Institute has put together a timeline of extreme climate weather events in 2012 to summarise how bad it has really been.
Visit the West Midlands Climate Adaptation Partnership page for a regional insight into climate adaptation.
Source: World Resources Institute