UK Climate Change Preparedness Symposium

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Date(s) - 30/01/2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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In light of the publication of Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan and the latest National Adaptation Programme, delegates will engage with government’s existing approach to climate change adaptation and mitigation. Key national and local government actors, climate change groups and experts will benefit from the opportunity to consider new and existing measures to protect national eco-systems, and safeguard the health and economic well being of the UK population from climate change.

Delegates Will:

  • Analyse the UK Government’s current approach to tackling climate change under the 25-Year Environment Plan 2018 and review progress toward 2050 targets
  • Consider the major tenets of the second National Adaptation Programme (2018-2023) and central actions taken to mitigate the risks of climate change
  • Explore to what extent the NAP reflects the insights and recommendations of the 2017 UK Climate Change Risk Assessment
  • Measure and consolidate progress made by the NAP in delivering climate change adaptation and mitigation 
  • Discuss the role of private sector actors in contributing to national climate change abatement
  • Explore emerging technologies in supporting UK climate change strategy at the national and local levels
  • Identify opportunities and risks post Brexit in reducing emissions and protecting national and local eco-systems
  • Discuss adaptive measures implemented by the devolved administrations in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and engage in the sharing of best practices.

Central London location. Venue tbc on 3 December.

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