Climate Change and National Security

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1551
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree with the recent comments of Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti who has stated that Climate Change should be treated as an issue of national security?

Answer

Answer for Climate Change and National Security

Answer for Climate Change and National Security

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is important that London becomes more resource efficient and resilient in the face of extreme weather. This is why my London Plan, Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Strategy, Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and the developing Infrastructure Investment Strategy demonstrate the need for action and have policies, programmes to manage these risks.