CLIMATE change risks are growing but long, hot summers will boost our economy, experts believe.
Increasingly warm weather threatens drought, flooding and other deadly disruption and urgent action is needed to deal with it, they say.
Climate change risks are growing but long, hot summers will boost economy, experts claimCredit: Alamy Live News
But it could also mean longer summers which will fuel a tourism boom.
Bumper fruit crops and the ability to produce more wine may be upsides, the Climate Change Committee reports.
And spending more time outside will make us healthier, it suggests.
Baroness Brown said: ‘The risks we face must not be underestimated’Credit: UK Parliament
Climate expert Baroness Brown said: “The risks we face must not be underestimated.
She said: “These risks will not disappear as the world moves to Net Zero; many of them are already locked in.
“By better understanding and preparing for the coming changes, the UK can prosper, protecting its people, its economy, and its natural environment.”
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