Welcome to Downpour – The Climate Game

Unprecedented, relentless and tragic – The rains have fallen, the rivers have risen the flood defences have been breached. As emergency disaster management advisors, you’ll work in teams against the clock to respond to the tragedy. Exploring the devastation to communities, emergency services and wildlife across the city, you’ll handle the press, review the science and apply the theory. It will be up to you to make tough decisions and devise a radical action plan to protect the city in future, Manchester cannot survive another flood.

The event took place on October 29th at the Manchester Science Festival and November 5th at the Festival of Social Science (ESRC). Check out the weather forecast (and this webpage!) in the next months to see where Downpour will be coming next!




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