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London Borough of Croydon

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… against the potential harmful effects of climate change by managing energy use and reducing green house gas emissions. Croydon has made a commitment to climate change mitigation in order to reduce the potential impact of climate change, taking advantage of the new low carbon economy and making a contribution to UK wide carbon reduction targets. This is set out in our Climate Change Mitigation Action…

… in Croydon There is common scientifc consensus that the climate is changing. Climate change may pose potential risks to the economic activity and standards of living within Croydon; it is essential for local authorities and communities to act now to reduce carbon dioxide emissions if these risks are to be minimised. The cost of mitigation action now is small in comparison to the cost the impact…

… carefully so that the town centre benefts from regeneration while local character is conserved. There will be sustained investment in core infrastructure to enable this growth while also helping to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. But sustainability is not just about development. Residents and businesses will also be inspired to take greater pride…

scenario’; they assume business-as-usual with no political intervention, while regional carbon emissions continue to increase. Due to the uncertainty attached to modelling climate change the graphs demonstrate the varying levels of probability of the projected outcomes. The table below defnes what is meant by each probability level. Defned probability levels for climate change projection (UKCP09…

… of an increase in temperature on local residents, and reduce the risk of fooding. In 2009, the Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) documented UK Climate Projections using models based on a range of emissions scenarios from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Special Report on Emissions Scenarios (SRES). The projections for London, shown below, are based on a ‘medium emissions


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