Helping communities adapt and prepare for climate change.
We must enable communities to adapt to the devastating impacts of climate change. Building resilience in places and communities, particularly for those most vulnerable to climate change is critical.
This goal focuses on:
- Protecting and restoring ecosystems
- Resilient infrastructure and agriculture
Councils leading the way
Leeds City Council has created the country's largest flood alleviation scheme. Jonathan Moxon, Flood Risk Manager at Leeds City Council, explains why such a vital scheme was introduced there:
What the experts say
National Farmers Union Climate Change Adviser, Ceris Jones, highlights the importance of councils and how they can help agriculture reach its climate goals: