'Economic self-interest': Climate adaptation essential for future prosperity, experts warn

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Infrastructure such as the flood defence barrier in London will be needed in the face of wilder weather | Credit: Dave Design Method
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Infrastructure such as the flood defence barrier in London will be needed in the face of wilder weather | Credit: Dave Design Method

Governments and businesses around the world should accelerate spending on climate resilience, according to new report from group chaired by Bill Gates, Ban Ki-Moon and World Bank chief Kristalina Georgieva

"Either we delay and pay, or we plan and prosper". That was the assessment of former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres on the findings of a new report released today from the Global Commission on Adaptation,...

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