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Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

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…. Additionally there are very measurable benefits to robust natural capital – such as the carbon sinks and oxygen provision of trees and the flood mitigation of well managed uplands. Crops rely on insects for pollination and the entire food chain is balanced on that fragile dependency. The impacts of climate change on our natural world are already becoming apparent, from increased floods, to droughts…

… events, climate refugees and food shortages. This is not an exotic or remote problem, environmental extremes have been experienced locally. Tameside witnessed flooding and wildfires in the last five years as well as incidents of serious pollution. Latest predictions are that climate change is happening faster than previously thought and August 2021’s IPCC report underlines the urgency…

…. Sustainable urban drainage (SUDS) can also cope with extreme rainfall – preventing flash floods. Green roofs work to reduce the heat lost by buildings and providing better insulation in winter months, decreasing a buildings energy use. As well as vegetation, the presence of open bodies of water, such as ponds, can assist with the cooling of surrounding areas and in reducing daytime temperatures. Water…


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