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Cotswold District Council

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…. In 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the Special Report on 1.5°C2. The report showed that risks rose significantly between 1.5°C and 2°C in terms of damage to ecosystems (species loss, extinction and ecosystems services vital to humans), and extreme weather events (heat extremes, heavy precipitation, droughts). The report also showed that risks to health…

…:// findings.pdf Cotswold District Council Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-2030 15 By 2070 winters will be wetter and summers drier. Extreme rainfall events will increase by 25%, and rainfall will be higher intensity, carrying a higher risk of localised pluvial and fluvial flooding. Figure 4 Expected…


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