UK is failing to put climate crisis at centre of national security measures, MPs told

Experts say changing climate is ‘threat multiplier’ and that US and Germany already include it in planning

The US, Germany and other countries are putting the climate crisis at the heart of their national security plans but the UK is failing to do likewise, experts have told the government.

Extreme weather and heat are killing increasing numbers of people, damaging economies and forcing millions around the world to flee their homes, adding to an already unstable geopolitical situation, MPs were told on Tuesday at a select committee hearing.

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