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Aberdeen City Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

….8 Increased risk of flooding Flooding has already had devastating impacts on many people living in Aberdeen. Climate change likely to alter rainfall patterns. More heavy downpours will bring rising rivers, place drainage systems under pressure, increasing flood risk in the future. This could affect properties and infrastructure – with serious consequences for people, heritage and businesses…

… will affect soils over time; and these changes may not be fully recognised until they become an issue, reducing soil function, increasing flood risk and causing erosion. Aberdeen Adapts Climate Adaptation Framework Aberdeen Adapts Approach Key overarching principles underpin the Aberdeen Adapts Framework and support adaptation for the city. About the Framework…

… Wetland project and green roofs on city buildings. From the North East Flood Risk Management Plan to the integration of adaptation into city planning policy, as well as Local Transport, Open Space and Nature Conservation Strategies. By learning from these measures, Aberdeen is well placed to develop the adaptation solutions that can make sure local people, places and businesses are climate ready…

… the knowledge and expertise from local business, organisations and further education, Aberdeen is a good position to develop smart solutions that are appropriate for the city. Delivering multiple benefits • Actions to adapt to climate change can deliver a range of benefits for the city. They can help to reduce energy costs and flood risk, increase biodiversity and support health and wellbeing…

Risk Management Plan aims to address flood risk in the city, as part of a wider approach to managing flood risk in the region. • The Aberdeen Strategic Development Plan sets priorities for water efficiency and flood management. The Aberdeen Local Development Plan addresses flood risk and coastal threat. Embedding adaptation into revised and emerging city documents will help with work…

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