Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum

Climate adaptation in the UK: latest on developing resilient infrastructure, channeling investment and environmental protection

December 2019


Key developments providing the context for discussion


In light of the UK Government’s recent commitment to net-zero emissions by 2050, delegates discussed how to tackle the challenges for delivering such significant change - including priorities for:


  • Decarbonising homes, energy and agriculture;
  • Improving resource use and efficiency;
  • Building resilience through land management and planning;
  • Ensuring community involvement in local strategies, for example flooding management;
  • Expanding green investment and funding; and
  • Incorporating ‘resilience’ into policy and guidance.

At a particularly busy time for policy, discussion also reflected:



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Shortly after every Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum seminar, a briefing document is produced. This is distributed to all delegates on the day as well as to our policymaker contacts in government, and to stakeholders more widely.

A seminar publication provides a timely record of proceedings, and acts as a guide to the latest thinking on current policy issues for those unable to be at the event.

This publication includes

Presentations

Contributions from keynotes and panellists, including accompanying slides*
*Subject to approval


Delegate Pack

Information from the day, including delegate list, biographies and agenda

Q&A

Transcript of questions and comments posed to speakers from attending delegates


Articles

Supplementary articles from speakers
and delegates