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North Devon Council

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… https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/147794/2020-tied-for-warmest-year-on-record https://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/indicators/sea-level-rise-7/assessment 5 Agency, the Marine Management Organisation and the University of Plymouth. This research uses the latest projections for sea level change, and particularly establishes the extent of potential flood risk

… in those areas, along with consideration of what might need to be relocated or protected, the research will also assist with coastal protection work and the operation and maintenance of existing sea defences and flood risk and coastal erosion measures. However, in conjunction with this it is vital that we play our part in addressing the causes of climate change as another means to mitigate…

… local projects such as the Smart Biosphere Pilot. This project seeks to scale up technology and environmental intelligence at a landscape scale to build real time predictive models of the inter- relationships between agriculture land use, soil health, water quality and run off, natural flood management and flood risks. In doing this it will trigger a range of economic activity and jobs…

… new pests and diseases previously unsuited to our climate. Floods, storms, and extreme heat can cause damage to buildings, disrupt transport, Cause power cuts and affect health. Buildings and infrastructure need to be adapted to cope with the new conditions. Businesses will have to plan around a changing climate, bringing additional costs and challenges as they look to adapt. 7…

…. • Saving money for the council and local people by ensuring that local homes, businesses and public buildings use energy and other resources efficiently. • Helping the most vulnerable at risk from fuel poverty and the impacts of extreme weather such as flooding, over-heating and cold. • Boosting the local economy by supporting and promoting our green tourism base, protecting and marketing our…

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