The Government’s Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy (JCNSS) are holding a Public Inquiry – ‘Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation.’ – click here to find out more.
The inquiry is considering the resilience of UK’s Critical National Infrastructure (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.
The Critical National Infrastructure sectors incorporate: Chemicals, Civil Nuclear, Communications, Defence, Emergency Services, Energy, Finance, Food, Government, Health, Space, Transport and Water. The Committee is considering CNI resilience to climate change in the short (2 years), medium (5 years), and long term (20+ years).
We saw this as yet another relevant opportunity to comment in relation to the proposed LTC.
The consultation asks a series of questions, which you can view, along with our official consultation response:TCAG evidence for the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy Jan 2022
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If you are having any issues with viewing our response above it can also be downloaded as a pdf file here.
Evidence can be submitted until Fri 7th Jan 2022.
Our response was submitted on 6th Jan 2022.
Find out more about the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy – click here
Details of the Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation Inquiry – click here
Respond to the Critical national infrastructure and climate adaptation Inquiry – click here
Official news release about this public inquiry – click here
Other TCAG communications and consultation responses – click here