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Derbyshire County Council

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… is adaptation? The IPCC suggests that increasing global temperatures relating to human fossil fuel activity is causing our climate to change5. The changing climate means that we will experience more extreme weather events, and changes in seasonal patterns. These changes in the natural environment will have an impact upon social and economic systems. Adaptation means increasing resilience…

… in 2012) as part of the Climate East Midlands WAEM Project. It identified the extreme weather events in Derbyshire over a 10 year period (2000-2010) and outlined how the County Council and LSP managed these events. The key findings of the Derbyshire LCLIP are: 1. During the recorded period the County Council spent £6.7million on extreme weather events. 2. There was significant strain…

… on County Council resources, in terms of both finances and staff time during periods of extreme weather events. 3. The Highways division was Derbyshire County Councils service most frequently affected by extreme weather events. 4. Geographical variation such as a prominence of pluvial (overland) flooding in the North, with (river) flooding in the South. All services within Derbyshire…

… Council is committed to supporting Derbyshire communities and businesses to increase their resilience to the threats that climate change poses. This includes effectively communicating the threat of severe weather events to residents before they occur, and providing advice and support to residents to increase their resilience. Derbyshire County Council will also work with partner organisations…

… through natural interventions6, can be described as ‘win-win’, or measures that provide additional environmental, economic and health paybacks as well as managing climate impacts. Actions such as rainwater recycling and intelligent building design can increase ressilience to future climatic events, but also reduce our current concumption of resources, thus providing immediate financial…

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