Policy paper

Defra’s climate change plan 2010

This document sets out the actions Defra is taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across its policy areas.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Defra’s Climate Change Plan 2010

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In responding to the challenge of a changing climate, Defra has three clear priorities:

  • securing the basics for human well-being.
  • enhancing the resilience of ecosystems.
  • building adaptive capacity.
Published 26 March 2011