Research and analysis

International dimensions of climate change

Foresight report looking at how the UK is likely to be affected by global climate change over the next 30 years and beyond.


International dimensions of climate change: final project report

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This report examines the risks to the UK from climate change impacts in other parts of the world up to 2030 and beyond. It identifies the main threats and challenges to the UK that are likely to arise from the impacts of global climate change, and highlights where the UK can build on its strengths to respond. It focuses on risks in the following areas:

  • foreign policy and security
  • finance and business
  • infrastructure
  • resources and commodities
  • health

Further information on the project and the supporting evidence are available from the project page.

Published 11 July 2011