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Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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… this strategy and delivery plan to help us achieve our ambition of becoming a carbon neutral borough by 2038.” Pollution is having a major impact on the natural environment and our health. It is causing the planet to get hotter which is leading to rising sea levels, warmer and acidic oceans, more rain and heatwaves. These environmental changes bring a threat of flooding, drought, land erosion, loss…

… of habitation for wildlife and an increase in heat and cold related illness. Our borough has already suffered terrible flooding which has caused disruption to essential services, transport and loss of income for local businesses, so we know the devastation it can bring. Around 10% of Rochdale’s population have a respiratory disease and it is estimated that around 4.2% of deaths in Rochdale…

… and plant decline, loss of wildlife habitats, loss of food and medicines Storms and heavy rainfall Rising sea levels and flooding from water courses and surface water runoff Land erosion, damage to buildings, pressure on infrastructure, disruption to services/supply chains Hotter summers and milder winters Drought, increase in tropical insects Pressure on water resources, risk…

… and cardiovascular disease from air pollution; infectious diseases and respiratory conditions; depression and anxiety caused by events such as flooding; or forced migration and physical stress and injuries caused by extremes of heat. • Improving health through physical activity, including walking and cycling and through healthier eating. • Ensuring the operation of local healthcare facilities…

… is not threatened by flooding, extreme temperatures and poor air quality. http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/climatechange rochdale.gov.uk/climatechange 16 #ClimateChangeRochdale Rochdale climate change policy On 17th July 2019, Rochdale Borough Council passed a motion on climate change. It resolved to: • Declare a climate emergency. • Work towards ensuring…

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