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EAC criticises government over heatwave adaption response

Tom Lawson Writer

On 23 October the government released its response to an Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) report on UK heatwave adaptation in the context of climate change. However, the response received criticism from the committee, which said the government “must do more” to protect the public from heatwaves in the future.    The EAC released a report in July after an inquiry saw MPs consider risks to health, wellbeing and productivity associated with heatwaves. The inquiry also reviewed the level of UK resilience to them in light of expected climate changes and assessed the government’s actions to ...

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