Guest blog: How will climate change impact Wales in the future?

The Future Trends Report 2021 will feature ‘Planetary Health and Limits’ as a key driver of change for Wales’ well-being. Within this, climate change has become an independent driver of changes to our economy, society and environment, exacerbating existing risks. We are therefore pleased that our first guest blog is written by Miriam Kennedy, Senior Analyst at the Climate Change Committee, on how climate change will impact Wales’ future.

In June 2021, the Climate Change Committee published its 3rd Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk (CCRA3), a comprehensive assessment of the priority risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change. The report draws on an extensive programme of analysis, consultation and consideration by the Committee involving over 450 people, 130 organisations and more than 1,500 pages of evidence and analysis, compiled over three years.

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