Study highlights failure of local climate adaptation approach

Excessive emphasis on economic growth and an uncoordinated national strategy have left the UK poorly equipped to deal with climate change, research finds

Climate change adaptation should be about more than economic growth, says the study. Photograph: Steve Allen/123RFThe UK’s local approach to adaptation is too reactive and leaves it poorly equipped to deal with the long-term impacts of climate change, according to a new paper.

Research by a group of academics from Cardiff and Cranfield universities, funded by th

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