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East Devon District Council

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… and biodiversity - there is clear evidence of northwards shifts in species distributions and the timing of seasonal events due to climate change. This poses threats to our natural capital and the goods and services it provides, from timber, food and clean water to pollination, carbon storage and the cultural benefits of landscapes and wildlife. 5. Risks to domestic and international food production…

… and animal species are feeling the onset of spring and summer, on average, 11 days earlier than in the 1970s. Winter rainfall is arriving in more intense bursts. Our climate is being and will be influenced by a combination of warming caused by past emissions, future emissions, and natural climate variability. Global temperatures will continue to rise over the 21st century. The science is telling…

… issue of climate change. Climate Resilience - this is the capacity for a socio-ecological system to: (1) absorb stresses and maintain function in the face of external stresses imposed upon it by climate change and (2) adapt, reorganize, and evolve to improve the sustainability of the system, leaving it better prepared for future impacts. Climate Change and its impacts…

… and trade - extreme weather can affect international food production, trade and supply chains. Longer-term incremental changes in climate will affect agricultural productivity in regions that are important for food production. At the same time, climate change will present risks and opportunities for domestic production. 6. New and emerging pests and diseases and invasive non-native species

… and organisational responsibility, lifestyle change, education and awareness raising, and consideration of environmental and ecological issues for future generations. The Action Plan is divided into two distinct sections based around mitigation measures and adaptation measures. Mitigation is concerned with interventions designed to reduce emission sources and any carbon offsetting activity, whereas…


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