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Torbay Council

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… a whole community response to protect our environment. One Torbay: Working for all of Torbay to tackle climate change. We will: Become a Carbon Neutral Council and work with others to create a carbon neutral community Increase recycling rates Reduce Torbay’s carbon footprint Encourage a sustainably developed built environment Implement re-wooding and rewilding Address flooding risks

…. It has been predicted that due to the climate change we will see the sea level rise in Torbay by over one metre. In the next 100 years the frequency and impact of water coming over the top of the sea walls will increase, resulting in more infrastructure and properties being affected by flooding. On top of that, more intense rainfall will increase the risk of localised flooding and erosion…

… cycling and walking investment in infrastructure. £120,000 of walking and cycling projects will be prioritised in 2021/22. As our climate is changing, sea levels are rising and more storms are hitting Torbay. With the Environment Agency we will act to rapidly reduce properties at risk from flooding. This will include consulting on the design of new sea walls along Paignton and Preston…


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