Climate change poses threat to UK's historic churches, trust warns

Strong winds, more frequent storms and arrival of termites to put towers and spires at risk The UK’s historic churches are at serious risk from the impact of climate change, including higher levels of rainfall and invasive pests such as termites, according to the National Churches Trust. Roofs, towers and spires are threatened by strong winds and more frequent storms.The trust saw a 26% year-on-year increase in applications for grants for urgent repairs, maintenance and development projects in 2017, its annual review says. Continue reading......

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By: The Guardian - 7 days ago

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