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London Borough of Hillingdon

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… and lasting consequences; wildfires, floods, droughts and storms all more commonplace. In the UK the frequency, duration and strength of storms and extreme weather are also far more common. The risks are escalating and the need for more decisive action more prevalent than ever. The time for discussion on whether and how much the climate is changing is over. The Council has already taken action…

… to droughts and floods, possibly at the same time. This would increase the damage caused and increase the risk of disasters such as wildfires. Increasing frequency of both drought and summer heatwaves could lead to a much higher likelihood of these extreme events occurring at the same time. River flows are predicted to increase in winter and decrease in summer. Groundwater supplies may decrease over…


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