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Experts say ‘policy gaps and hubris’ expose UK to climate damage

A UK reservoir shrinks in the extreme heat of summer 2022. A joint report has now urged the government to channel £1bn of private finance into climate adaptation every year by 2030. (Photo: Carlos Jasso/Bloomberg)

Critical report makes a slew of recommendations, including a dedicated office for climate readiness as well as the creation of ‘adaptation’ bonds.

The UK government risks throwing away the country’s position as a climate leader and leaving it vulnerable to the physical consequences of climate change, academics and researchers have ...

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