The research that is carried out in the UK is comprehensive and broad. Every imaginable issue that is related to the adaptation to climate change is researched thoroughly. The results of all research are consequently shared with involved part-

Fig. 1.28 Overload of the energy network in the London region in 2020 and 2080 in a changing climate (Source: Walsh et al., 2007)

ners. It seems that the central steered UKCIP-program settles the issues and the framework of the scientific research.

In the content of the research the focus lies on the minimising risk on problems with networks of energy and water, with a special focus on the urban environment.

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