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London Borough of Lambeth

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… action. It is now up to all of us, together, to deliver. Cllr Claire Holland Leader of Lambeth Council 03 Lambeth’s Climate Action Plan | Foreword EXECUTIVE SUMMARY We are in the middle of a global climate crisis. We are witnessing the breakdown of climate and ecological systems resulting in increasing numbers of extreme weather events, growing conflict over scarce resources, and rapidly…

… are already seeing the impact that the global climate and ecological emergency is having on our communities, from widespread flash flooding to deaths caused by high levels of air pollution and unprecedented heat waves. Taking action to cut our emissions, clean our air and adapt to extreme weather events requires system change, and everyone needs to play their part. In other words, a radical…

extreme weather events. Equity is at the heart of adaptive action taken by Lambeth Council and its partner organisations, meaning that no-one is unfairly disadvantaged. 22 Lambeth’s Climate Action Plan | Adaptation Adaptation refers to anticipating the negative impacts of climate change and taking action to minimise their effects. Adaptive action leads to stronger communities and economies…

… can expect hotter and drier summers, warmer and wetter winters, more extreme weather events such as intense storms and heatwaves, and higher sea levels affecting the River Thames. Climate change also poses many risks to the natural environment, from biodiversity loss, environmental degradation, increased incidence of pests and disease, and flooding. Accordingly, while adaptation is a theme…

… this collective Climate Action Plan for Lambeth. In particular, our built environment offers opportunities to implement sustainable urban drainage systems and green infrastructure solutions that will help keep our homes and workplaces cool, reduce flood risk and increase resilience to extreme weather events. In Waste, Consumption and Food the opportunities for urban food growing that can support more…

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