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Lewes District Council

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… council, business, local organisations and communities. I started working in Lewes at the Community Recycling Centre in Lewes just over one week before the floods in 2000 which caused so much heartache and devastation to the town. The flood was a wake-up call to local people and decision makers to consider the impacts of climate change in all that we do. This culminated with the Coastal…

… this work has begun again with renewed focus and vigour. Our corporate plan emphasises the priority of tackling climate change. We have already begun decarbonising our social housing stock, supporting natural flood and infrastructural flood alleviation schemes, initiating hydrogen projects and expanding wildflower and tree planting amongst many other carbon reduction initiatives. It is a priority…

… and Parish Councils. This strategy and action plan sets out our blueprint moving forwards. It will change as new partnerships form and new opportunities arise, but it sets out clearly our carbon baseline, where we need to focus and what we need to do to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to a changing climate. 2020 was one of the three hottest years (with 2016 and 2019) and flood warnings…

… and Lewes town, it has rural areas with limited public transport, it lacks comprehensive cycling and walking routes, it’s vulnerable to flooding and is suffering biodiversity losses in line with the alarming national and international trends. It has areas requiring economic regeneration, it needs more affordable housing and we need to reduce income inequality. As a result we accept…

… inevitable changes. Our own experience of flooding within the district, the stark predications of the effects of sea level rise on our coastal communities in and around Seaford and Newhaven, and the impacts of cliff erosion in Peacehaven, drives our resolve to enable climate resilient and sustainable communities. Arresting biodiversity loss is inextricably tied to climate resilience, flooding


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