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London Borough of Haringey

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… extinction of wildlife. The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) published its Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in May 2019 warning of the severe loss of biodiversity and how this will impact people. Climate change and large-scale biodiversity loss need to be tackled simultaneously and are both critical in ensuring…

… a recommendation by the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC), the UK legally amended the target in June 2019 to reduce all GHG emissions to net zero by 2050. Human pressures on the world’s ecosystems and natural resources and the changing climate have also resulted in a serious threat to our biodiversity, with nature eroding at unprecedented rates and resulting in the acceleration of the sixth mass…

… climate and large-scale loss of biodiversity will impact our borough too, and the impacts will continue to worsen due to the borough’s urban location, including: Æ Heat waves will intensify due to the urban heat island effect and buildings not being adapted to higher external temperatures; Æ Impermeable built-up areas will cause surface water flooding; Æ Higher demand on the grid during…


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