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London Borough of Croydon

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… 2030 - 2059 2040 - 2069 2050 - 2079 2060 - 2089 2070 - 2099 90% 67% 50% 33% 10% Croydon Climate Change Mitigation Action Plan 12 4 The challenge of long-term climate change in Croydon Global temperatures have already risen by 0.7°C and all but one of the warmest years on record have occurred since 1990. This rise in temperature has been accompanied by a rise in extreme weather

events including the unseasonal localised fooding which occurred in Croydon during the summer of 2007 after drought during 2006. The growing scientifc consensus is that stabilising atmospheric CO2 concentrations at 450 parts per million (ppm) is required to avoid catastrophic climate change. This target can only be achieved through substantial changes in how we produce and consume our energy…


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