Country:United Kingdom
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2011
Policy Type:Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Resilience / Adaptation

Alongside the transition to a low carbon society, increasing infrastructure’s resilience to climate change impacts is a high priority for this Government, to help protect the economy and its future growth.

This document has been produced as a response to calls from industry – infrastructure owners, investors and insurers – for a Government vision and policy on adapting infrastructure to climate change. It is designed to catalyse action to adapt infrastructure in the energy, ICT, transport and water sectors (infrastructure networks).

The document highlights important themes such as: the risk climate change presents to infrastructure interdependencies; adaptation investment; and potential economic opportunities.

Related policies:Climate Change Act 2008

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