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London Borough of Croydon

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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…

… 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…

… 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…

… 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

…) Probability level Description 10% Very unlikely to be less than 33% Unlikely to be less than 50% Central Estimate 67% Unlikely to be greater than 90% Very unlikely to be greater than Croydon Climate Change Mitigation Action Plan 10 4 Risks posed by long term climate change in Croydon % probability of winter precipitation levels, based on a medium emissions scenario, SRES (UKCP09) C ha…


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