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Amber Valley Borough Council

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…. Climate Change presents a variety of environmental impacts, affecting countries on a global scale. On a national scale, the most noticeable impacts the UK faces include sea level rise, a rise in summer temperatures and an increase in extreme weather events, such as flooding. The key impacts arising from Climate Change that are likely to affect Amber Valley Borough Council are as follows: Table…

…. Transportation infrastructure, such as roads in and around Amber Valley, will become degraded at a faster rate, leading to disruption. Hotter temperatures will impact on water sources located within Amber Valley, such as the River Amber, leading to reduced water quality and availability. Rising River Levels Derbyshire is very susceptible to surface water flooding due to the presence of large flood

… plains throughout the county. Increased flooding events lead to increased disruption to transportation links, wide scale damage to properties and an increase in local water pollution levels. Extreme changes in temperature and weather patterns Changes in natural temperature and weather patterns would lead to changes in biodiversity richness and abundance as tolerance ranges for species…


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