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Building Britain's prosperity by increasing exports and investment, opening markets, ensuring access to resources, and promoting sustainable global growth.

Barley crop in the UK (Getty images)

Foreign Secretary's climate change speech

In a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, Foreign Secretary William Hague said that an effective response to climate change 'underpins our security and prosperity'.

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A 4 degree world

Our interactive map shows some of the possible impacts of a 4 degrees Celsius rise in global temperature.

Ice on the Han river in Seoul, South Korea. (Getty images)

Argentina: world cut winners

Our embassy in Argentina was the first international organisation to meet their 10:10 target.

Tackling climate change is essential to our security and prosperity

Cambodian child walking through a flooded rice field. Impoverished countries like Cambodia are likely to be among some of the worst-hit by climate change (Getty images)

Climate change is a global problem and therefore requires a global solution. The FCO, with its network of posts across the globe, work on securing an international climate agreement.

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