2011-07-17 04:47:51UK Could Be Rocked by Climate Change Far Away -- Science Daily
John Hartz
John Hartz

Should an SkS article be written about this new British report?

UK Could Be Rocked by Climate Change Far Away

LONDON, UK, July 15, 2011 (ENS) - International instability, disruption of essential infrastructure serving global markets and energy supplies are among the climate change impacts from abroad that could affect the United Kingdom at home finds a new report, published by Foresight, the government's futures think tank.

In fact, climate change in other countries may impact the UK more than climate change at home, according to the report, "International Dimensions of Climate Change."

Professor Sir John Beddington, the government's chief scientific adviser and the project's director said, "Our world is getting warmer, and the UK's extensive international economic, political and cultural ties mean that the UK is at increasing risk from impacts of climate change overseas."

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