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UK is ‘failing’ to use its resources to address climate crisis risks

Words: Laura Edgar
Increased rain and sun / KID A, Shutterstock_558519199-2

Action in the UK to improve its resilience to the climate crisis is ‘failing’ to keep pace with the impacts of a warming planet, according to the Climate Change Committee (CCC).

The UK has the capacity and resources to respond effectively to the 61 risks identified in a technical report accompanying Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk, but “it has not done so”.Indeed, evidence in the report shows the gap between the level of risk the UK faces and the level of adoption under way has widened. “Adaptation action has failed to keep pace with the worsening reality of........
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