The objectives for the joint MOD/FCO climate and energy security envoy are:
To broaden and deepen the debate on the security implications of climate change in key countries;
To ensure increased understanding of climate change risks within the security and defence communities and share best practice;
To address the consequences of climate change for regional and global stability, including the benefits for the military in reducing its own carbon footprint;
To help develop a comprehensive policy approach for climate security across the UK Government.