Policy paper

Climate change adaptation: policy information

What the government is doing to prepare the UK for the impacts of climate change.



Preparing for a changing climate, or climate adaptation, will help the UK to reduce negative consequences of climate change and take advantage of new opportunities.

Published 21 June 2021
Last updated 11 August 2022 + show all updates
  1. Updated section 2.3 'Adapting essential services and infrastructure: Adaptation Reporting Power' to include a link to the third round of reports and an evaluation of the report itself.

  2. First published.