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Bedford Borough Council

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extreme weather events for example: • Extremely hot weather and heat waves are likely to increase in frequency, magnitude and length. Conservative projections estimate that a 1-in-20 year hottest day is expected to become a 1-in-2 year event by the end of the century. • Longer dry periods are expected to be accompanied by heavier rains. Comparable projections indicate that a 1-in-20 year…

… Strategy 2020-2030 The IPCC report has suggested that we are already seeing the consequences of 1ºC of global warming through more extreme weather, rising sea levels and retreating Arctic sea ice. Ice sheet instability in Antarctica and/or irreversible loss of the Greenland ice sheet could result in multi-metre rise in sea level over hundreds to thousands of years. By 2100 global sea level rise…


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