Public sector 'largely unprepared' for global warming impact, survey suggests

Madeleine Cuff
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Public sector 'largely unprepared' for global warming impact, survey suggests

Only a quarter of public sector organisations have plans in place to adapt services at risk from flooding and higher temperatures, according to Carbon Trust research

In today's business climate, organisations are expected to have strategies in place to reduce their environmental impact. The public sector is no different, with the vast majority of organisations - from...

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