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Three Rivers District Council

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… by 2045 at the latest. The scientific evidence that climate change is happening is irrefutable. The average temperature at the surface of the Earth has now risen by about 1ºC since the pre-industrial period, ocean temperatures are increasing, ice-caps are melting, sea-levels are rising, and extreme weather events are increasing in frequency and intensity worldwide. Limiting global temperature…

… is happening is irrefutable. The average temperature at the surface of the Earth has now risen by about 1ºC since the pre-industrial period, ocean temperatures are increasing, polar ice-caps and glaciers are melting, sea-levels are rising, and extreme weather events are increasing in frequency and intensity worldwide. 2020 was declared the hottest year ever recorded by NASA. The world’s seven…

…. • Higher frequency and intensity of extreme weather events, such as heatwaves and severe flooding episodes. At a county level, Hertfordshire is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to its location within the driest region of the UK, its high population density, pressures from housing and economic development, and its physical characteristics, such as the mix between urban settlements…

… Homes Standard by 2025 to ensure new build homes are future-proofed with low carbon heating and exceptional levels of energy efficiency. • Expect all proposals for development to be designed sensitively to build in resilience to extreme weather events by managing flood risk, enhancing the Green and Blue Infrastructure Network, and optimising passive solar gain, whilst reducing…

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