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West of England Combined Authority

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… and can help towards reducing our emissions. • The UK Climate Change Risk Assessment identifies the need to plan strategically for delivering Green Infrastructure, a key opportunity to lessen many of the risks from climate change including biodiversity decline and extreme weather events. • 6% of the region is semi-natural broadleaved woodland, including ecologically important ancient woodland…

… such as Lower Woods, King’s Wood and Urchin Wood and Leigh Woods. Opportunities to build back better • Government is investing up to £40 million in a Green Recovery Challenge Fund for environmental charities and public authorities to create and protect 5,000 jobs • Nature on our streets, gardens and woodlands, as a result of lock down, has increased public support for a greener more bio-diverse

… are protecting us against the impact of climate change [e.g. flooding] • An increase in green infrastructure and biodiversity There are also co-benefits of acting in this area including: Protecting against the impact of climate change and extreme weather events could help to safeguard businesses and their income. Prudential Regulation Authority stated in 2018 ‘global insured losses from natural disaster…


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