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Written Evidence Submitted by RAND Europe

CCS0018 Climate Change and Security

Published in: UK Parliament Committees website (2024)

Posted on rand.org May 20, 2024

by Maria Chiara Aquilino, Sarah Winder, Andy Skelton, Bryden Spurling

This document provides RAND Europe's submission of evidence in relation to the UK House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee's Call for Evidence on Climate Change and Security. Building on previous work from both RAND Europe and RAND US on climate change, resilience, and crisis response, this written evidence presents first on UK infrastructure and land use vulnerability to climate change. It then explores how the mitigation of security risks, such as infrastructure vulnerability and resources shortage, can be fully embedded in UK strategy and targets on climate change. Finally, it discusses technological innovations that could be integrated into the UK government’s approach to respond to climate change while recognising their security implications.

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