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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… which in turn causes the spread of disease. There will be a greater risk from tidal, pluvial and fluvial flooding throughout the borough. Increased flood risk will lead to a change in insurance provisions, with some areas prohibitively expensive to insure. Flood defences will need to be upgraded to cope with new parameters. If inadequately treated or in excessive quantities, sewage…

… parks and opens spaces managed by the Council. Our key target is to plant more trees. Our water: Water Management and Flood Abatement – We will ensure that development across Richmond addresses flood risks and promotes sustainable drainage. We will promote and encourage development to be fully resilient to the future impacts of climate change in order to minimise vulnerability of people…

… Mitigation and Energy Efficiency 22 Our waste: Waste and Plastics and the Circular Economy 29 Our air: Improving Air Quality 35 Our nature: Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity 42 Our water: Water Management and Flood Abatement 49 LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-20243 Very late in the day, the existential and urgent crisis posed by climate…

… of interconnected factors, including increases in air pollution (which causes chronic conditions such as cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and lung cancer) and aeroallergens, water shortage and flooding, heatwaves and other adverse 1 Observed changes in extremes. The Met Office. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/binaries/content/assets/mohippo/pdf/climate/cop23/observed_changes_in_extremes_final_v1.0.pdf…

… that straddles the Thames, making it at risk of flooding but also meaning limited crossing points and transport around the borough. 5 Global Warming of 1.5 ºC. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. https://www.ipcc.ch/sr15/ LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-20248 Summer Temperature Winter Temperature Summer Precipitation Winter…

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