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Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation

Inquiry

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) is examining critical national infrastructure (CNI) and climate adaptation. The inquiry is considering the resilience of UK CNI to the effects of climate change, which is predicted to result in an increase in extreme weather events such as flooding, droughts, wildfires and heatwaves, as well as rising sea levels.

Read the call for evidence for further details about this inquiry.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Tuesday 31 May 2022.

Reports, special reports and government responses

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First Report - Readiness for storms ahead? Critical national infrastructure in an age of climate change
Inquiry Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
HC 132 / HL Paper 74
Report

Oral evidence transcripts

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18 July 2022
Inquiry Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Witnesses Cabinet Office, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
13 June 2022
Inquiry Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Witnesses Professor Tim Benton (Research Director, Emerging Risks; Director, Environment and Society Programme at Chatham House), Rear Admiral (retd) Professor Neil Morisetti, former UK Govt Special Representative for Climate Change (Vice Dean (Public Policy), Faculty of Engineering Sciences at UCL), and Professor Lenny Koh (Cross Cutting Chief, Strategic Futures on Resource Sustainability (SCRS) at University of Sheffield)
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
21 March 2022
Inquiry Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Oral Evidence
NIC0049 - Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Witnesses Department for Transport
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
NIC0048 - Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Witnesses Pupils 2 Parliament
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence
NIC0047 - Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation
Witnesses D Schofield
Committees National Security Strategy (Joint Committee)
Written Evidence

Other publications

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Contact us

  • Email: jcnss@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 8092/4043 (General / Commons enquiries) / 020 7219 6612 (Lords enquiries) | 07842 601500 (Media enquiries)
  • Address: Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA