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Climate change and foreign policy: the implications and scope for policy integration [WP945]

This conference discussed the following points:

  • How does climate change affect foreign policy priorities?
  •  How will it change the way in which countries conduct bilateral and multilateral relations in the future?
  • On what basis might major developed and emerging economies reach agreement on a new climate change treaty?
  • To what extent will issues such as ‘distress migration’, tensions over strategic trade routes, exploitation of newly accessible resources and competition for scarce resources rise up the international agenda?
  • How can climate change considerations be best integrated with development, energy security, trade and security policies?

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