EA chair appointed UK Commissioner of the Global Commission on Adaptation

Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd has been appointed UK Commissioner of the newly created Global Commission on Adaptation, an initiative that aims to raise the visibility of climate change adaptation and "catalyse a global movement to bring scale and speed to adaptation solutions".

She will join heads of state and representatives from 13 convening countries, around 23 global commissioners, research partners, senior advisors and managing partners. The commission will be led by Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank.

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