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Vacancies for three new Adaptation Committee Members of the Climate Change Committee

13 January 2022

Do you have expertise in the economics of climate change adaption, the climate change impacts facing UK wildlife, or climate change risks and opportunities in key sectors? The Adaptation Sub Committee of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is looking for new members.

The Adaptation Committee is seeking three new members with expertise in the following areas:

  • Climate change impacts facing UK wildlife, the natural environment and agriculture;
  • The economics of climate change adaption, including natural capital approaches; and
  • Climate change risks and opportunities facing business and industry in the UK

The CCC advises the Government on UK climate risks and opportunities and reports to Parliament and each of the devolved legislatures with assessments of the UK Government’s progress in implementing its National Adaptation Programme. It also provides advice under devolved legislation, including the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. The Adaptation Committee is currently made up of six experts from various sectors and disciplines.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 (midday) on 31 January 2022.

Please visit the Cabinet Office jobs page here for more details and to apply.