Policy paper

Climate change: second national adaptation programme (2018 to 2023)

This report sets out what government and others will be doing over the next 5 years to be ready for the challenges of climate change.


The National Adaptation Programme and the third strategy for climate adaptation reporting

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The National Adaptation Programme (NAP) sets the actions that government and others will take to adapt to the challenges of climate change in the UK. It sets out key actions for the next 5 years.

The report also details how we will manage the third cycle of adaptation reporting.

This report forms part of the five-yearly cycle of requirements laid down in the Climate Change Act 2008.

Read the first National Adaptation Programme

Read the adaptation reporting second round reports

Read the second Climate Change Risk Assessment

Published 19 July 2018