Tag Archive for 'National Adaptation Programme'

Planning and preparing for extreme weather events

July 11th, 2012 by Committee on Climate Change

The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the UK’s Committee of Climate Change, which assesses progress on the UK Government adaptation programme for issues such as floods and water policy, finds that four times as many households and businesses in England could be at risk of flooding in the next twenty years if further action is not […]

Many major UK businesses not prepared for climate change

March 29th, 2012 by DEFRA

Less than half of major UK companies have plans in place to protect them from climate change even though over 80% of businesses say climate change is a substantial risk to them, new research commissioned by Defra has found. Environment Minister Lord Taylor has today called on investors and shareholders to keep the pressure on […]