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Climate Change

Volume 502: debated on Thursday 10 December 2009

18. To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what his most recent assessment is of the effectiveness of the UK’s adaptation to climate change; and if he will make a statement. (305592)

Since the Climate Change Act came into force earlier this year, we have:

launched the UK Climate Projections 09

established the Adaptation Sub Committee; and

set out the strategy for using the Adaptation Reporting Power

The Adapting to Climate Change Programme is driving work on the first UK Climate Change Risk Assessment which will report in January 2012, in line with the timetable set out in the 2009 Act.