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Wokingham Borough Council

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…. • Enhancing biodiversity, green spaces and nature-based adaptation such as increased flood defences from absorption. • Supporting economic growth by creating jobs and trade in the new green industries. • Improved public health (physical and mental), less strain on the NHS and reduced crime by people travelling more actively It is important to note that the (CCC) report does not recommend…

… of extreme weather events from droughts, heatwaves, flooding, winter storms, hurricanes, and wildfires[3] across the globe. These risks have direct and indirect impacts on everyone, as shown by the recent economic impacts of the pandemic and conflicts, as a result of disruption to the global economy. Despite these warnings, we continue to head for a dramatic temperature rise of 3-5˚C this century[1…

… this plan will continually be revisited to tweak, adjust or even entirely re-evaluate them in line with actual progress, new policies, and global events that might affect the climate emergency agenda. Indeed, the direct effects climate change is likely to have on the local environment means that adaptation to minimise these risks, such as flooding or biodiversity loss, has been incorporated…


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