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London Borough of Croydon

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… of climate change will incur if action is delayed and average global temperatures exceed a 2°C increase. To accompany this warming the magnitude and frequency of extreme weather events will also increase, putting Croydon at a higher risk of foods and droughts. Therefore it is essential that Croydon develop a strategic action plan for the implementation of adaptation measures to limit the effect…

… Climate Change Mitigation Action Plan 11 4 Risks posed by long term climate change in Croydon Globally temperatures have already risen by 0.7°C and all but one of the warmest years on record has 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…

… of extreme weather events (current and future) on local communities, based on three community groupings: householders, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and decision makers • integrate social and physical research to develop an improved understanding of risk from Extreme Weather Events (EWEs) at the community level • study the complex inter-relationships between community groups in order…

… to improve our understanding of the risks, vulnerabilities, barriers and drivers that affect the resilience of a local community to extreme weather events • quantify and rank a number of technical and adaptive coping measures for reducing vulnerability to extreme weather • develop web-based information dissemination tools for integrating the project outputs. This will deliver maps, reports…

…: The Environment and Climate Change Partnership 13 5.1.1. The structure of the Environment and Climate Change Partnership 14 6. What has been done 15 6.1. National Indicator 188, ‘Guidelines For Planning to Adapt To Climate Change’ 15 6.2. LCLIP summary: priority climate change risks in Croydon 15 6.3. CREW: Community Resilience to Extreme Weather 17 7. Behavioural change 18 7.1. What are our aims? 18…

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