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Climate Change

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what assessment his Department has made of its capacity to adapt to climate change; and what plans he has to publish a climate change adaption strategy. (241173)

Following a literature review on the effect of climate change on cultural and sporting assets, the Department is commissioning research to investigate the effects of climate change on the culture and leisure industries. We will consider what adaptation and mitigation strategies might be needed in light of the findings.