Commenting on the Climate Change Committee's report 'Investment for a well-adapted UK', IEMA's CEO Sarah Mukherjee MBE said:

“Climate change is already having a visible impact here in the UK, we’re seeing increased incidences of flooding and drought, and heatwaves causing excess and intolerable heat in buildings.

"Climate risks are increasing faster than our current adaptation action; communities and businesses are becoming more vulnerable. While the adaptation measures that we need to implement are largely known, it is critical that we remove the multiple barriers to their funding and implementation.

"I welcome the calls for clearer and more stable policy – as with the transition to net zero, this is critical for decision-makers to plan and invest for the long-term climate resilience.”


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