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Tackling climate change is essential to our security and prosperity. The FCO works through its network of posts across the globe to promote international action on climate change.

Dried up river bed near Lodwar, Kenya. People across East Africa are facing a critical shortage of water and food, a situation made worse by climate change (Getty images)

International dimesions of climate change

Climate change impacts from abroad could affect the UK more than climate change at home, according to a Government Foresight report.

FCO Minister Jeremy Browne witness signing of joint project between UK & Korea 8 July 2011

UK - Korea partnership

Joint project aims to increase climate change impact assessment capacity in Asia.

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

Climate conversations

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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.

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 works through its global network of posts to promote international action on climate change.

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The Commonwealth "at the heart of British foreign policy”

News, 27 Jul 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague has set out how the UK has embedded the Commonwealth in its foreign policy thinking and called on the organisation to realise its potential as an inspirational and effective advocate of democracy and human rights.

Europe "leading the international debate on tackling Climate Change"

News, 21 Jul 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague has hailed the 'important leadership' shown by Europe in the UN Security Council debate on Climate Change.

UK companies to benefit from EU – Korea Free Trade Agreement

News, 20 Jul 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague has announced a trade contract worth £25 million to a UK manufacturer, at a reception to mark the EU – Korea Free Trade Agreement.

Like-minded European Ministers meet to talk economic growth

News, 06 Jul 2011
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Minister Edward Davey today welcomed a group of European Ministers to London, to discuss how to boost economic growth in the EU.

Mexico: "A vital economic and political partner"

News, 30 Jun 2011
Foreign Secretary William Hague discussed UK-Mexico trade & climate change with Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa on 30 June.

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