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South Tyneside Council

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… with the impacts of global warming being more severe than previously understood: Sea level rises are accelerating Oceans are warming Ecosystems are becoming more vulnerable Ice caps are melting Extreme weather events are increasing To limit the global temperature rise to the necessary 1.5°C by the end of the century will require a reduction in emissions of 45% from 2010 levels…

… precipitation patterns, ocean acidification and the increasing intensity and frequency of extreme weather events. Policy context International context In December 2015 the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) was held in Paris. The conference marked a significant milestone bringing countries together…

… views and ideas on how the Council and communities can work together to tackle climate change. Of those that responded to the consultation, 99% said they were concerned about the impacts of climate change. Key areas of concern included: Environmental destruction Extreme weather events Species extinction Rising Temperatures Flooding…

… significantly, altering our planet’s climate, resulting in more extreme and unpredictable weather events. Impacts of climate change Greenhouse gases act like a blanket, the thicker the blanket, the warmer our planet becomes. At the same time, the Earth’s oceans also absorb some of this extra carbon dioxide, making them more acidic and less hospitable for sea…

… life. Humans, animals and eco-systems face new challenges for survival due to the effects of climate change. More frequent and intense droughts, storms, heat waves, rising sea levels, melting glaciers and warming oceans will have a direct impact on the places we live, impacting on livelihoods and communities. As climate change worsens, dangerous weather events


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