Environmental guidance for your business in Northern Ireland & Scotland
Relevant Business Topics:
The evidence that our climate is changing is clear, and adaptation is the process of:
Detailed risk assessments have been carried out, and both the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Scottish Government have developed Climate Change Adaptation Programmes. Areas where action may be required include the fabric of buildings, flood risk, transport, crops and forestry, and heating or cooling in your buildings.
Key steps for a business involve:
You can get information and practical help, and view case studies and good practice at:
Northern Ireland: Climate Northern Ireland
Scotland: Adaptation Scotland
Defra has published Climate Change Risk Assessments for Northern Ireland and Scotland:
You can also access Risk Assessments for a range of business sectors.
At the EU level:
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