Climate Change and the UK: risks and opportunities

What does the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change assessment mean for the UK? Experts assess risks and opportunities for sectors including health, national security, food and farming, business and energy.

2.45 - 4pm, Monday 10th November

Attlee Suite, Portcullis House

The IPCC, the world-leading authority on climate science and economics, published the final instalment of its global assessment on 2nd November. This briefing event, chaired by Lord Adair Turner, will analyse implications for the UK, including flood risks, the changing outlook for health services, demands on the military and business opportunities. Brief presentations will be followed by a Q&A.

Speakers include:

Professor Joanna Haigh, Co-Director, Grantham Institute, Imperial College London

Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, Former Commander, UK Maritime Forces

Jeremy Oppenheim, Director, McKinsey and Co and Programme Director, New Climate Economy

Professor Jim Skea, Research Councils UK Energy Strategy Fellow, Imperial College London

Guy Smith, Vice-President, National Farmers Union

Professor David Walker, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England

The event is kindly hosted by Graham Stuart MP and held in association with:

All-Party Parliamentary Group for Globe UK
All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group
Parliamentary and Scientific Committee
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Primary Care and Public Health
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Science and Technology in Agriculture
All-Party Parliamentary Environment Group
All-Party Parliamentary Renewable and Sustainable Energy Group

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