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UK government sets out plans to become ‘science superpower’

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Integrated review says tackling climate change and biodiversity loss is ‘number one international priority’

A new review sets out the government’s plans to become a science and technology superpower over the next decade, with a focus on climate change and biodiversity.

Writing in the government’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy, prime minister Boris Johnson said maintaining the UK’s place at the leading edge of science and technology will be “essential to our prosperity and competitiveness in the digital age”.

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