Climate change and the UK: risks and opportunities

What does the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report mean for the UK?

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The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the world’s leading authority on climate science, economics and policy options, concerning both adaptation and mitigation. Its latest assessment, completed in November 2014, represents the culmination of 830 authors’ work drawing on more than 30,000 pieces of research.

In this booklet, six experts distil the report into key risks and opportunities for the UK, focusing on climate science, the role of adaptation and mitigation, health, food and farming, security and the military, and business.

To download a copy of the report, click here.