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Portsmouth City Council

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… and biodiversity, which can then cause further economic and social impacts (“Figure 2 Possible direct and indirect impacts of climate change”). At times, there may be some indirect benefits such as reduced risk of health impacts from colder winters and reduced heating need in winter. Figure 2 Possible direct and indirect impacts of climate change Direct Human Impacts } Physical injuries. } Mental…

… of climate refugees. Direct Environmental Impacts } Change and damage to ecosystems and biodiversity. } Reduced crop yields and watering needs. } Reduced fish catch. } Reduced air and water quality. } New range of mosquito and water-borne disease. Portsmouth City Council Climate Change Strategy Introduction 1.3 Climate emergency declaration 6 UK Government (2008). The Climate…

… change risks, potential impacts and any opportunities to our operations. } Build resilience in our operations and assets. } Seeking funding for resilience-building activities from internal and external sources. } Increase green infrastructure within our estate to reduce urban heating, risks of flooding, stabilise soils and benefit resilience of our biodiversity. } Identifying training…


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