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South Lanarkshire Council

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… to the atmosphere. This is enhancing the greenhouse effect, trapping more heat and causing global temperatures to rise. Atmosphere Atmosphere Effects of Climate Change The Earth’s atmosphere is warming faster than it ever has, resulting in more frequent extreme weather events like heavy rain, stronger storms and severe heat waves…

… increased cloud cover and rainfall and less snow coverage during the winter. We have also experienced more frequent extreme weather from heavy storms, flash floods and heatwaves.1 It is anticipated that the extreme weather events will increase as a result of climate change. While climate change is no longer a new concept, it can sometimes seem less important to people on a personal level…

…. However, no matter what we are passionate about, something we care about could be affected by climate change. Scotland and South Lanarkshire are already experiencing the consequences of our changing climate and we are only likely to see more of these if the changes continue at their current rate. • More extreme rainfall events are expected with an increased potential for river and surface…


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