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Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

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… not exceeding 1.5oC. The effects of pollution, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and climate change are significant, possibly irreversible. However, future impacts are still entirely within our power to limit. If we do not act to limit global average temperature rise to 1.5oC or below, we face at the very least – irreversible biodiversity and habitat loss, more frequent extreme weather

events, climate refugees and food shortages. This is not an exotic or remote problem, environmental extremes have been experienced locally. Tameside witnessed flooding and wildfires in the last five years as well as incidents of serious pollution. Latest predictions are that climate change is happening faster than previously thought and August 2021’s IPCC report underlines the urgency…


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