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Wyre Council

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… training to our staff to educate them on the basics of climate change and what they can do in their roles to make a difference. Within the community, we have invested in nature-based solutions to prevent local flooding in St Michael’s on Wyre and Churchtown, and work is well underway on a £40m Wyre Beach Management Scheme to protect thousands of homes from coastal flooding. I am hopeful…

… to the planet overheating. 10 Impacts of climate change If we don’t stop polluting, many things we depend upon are at risk: - As our atmosphere gets hotter, our usual weather patterns see big differences including; more frequent, intense and unavoidable extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, droughts, heavy rainfall and flash flooding. - Our sea levels are rising…

… and more flooding. As a borough defined by the River Wyre, some of our communities including St Michael’s on Wyre and Churchtown are already frequently affected by flooding, which is likely to worsen with climate change. Other low-lying areas and those with paved impermeable surfaces and fewer trees or vegetation to intercept rainfall, will also be affected by surface water flooding, where…

… of sea level rise1. Figure 2: Potential sea level rise related to degrees of global warming in Wyre, not including current coastal defences5. “Rainfall patterns are changing, causing more frequent flooding, and while we continue to protect and prepare coastal communities from rising sea levels, it is inevitable that at some point some of our…

…, actively preventing climate change. They also offer crucial natural protection to shield us against extreme heat, rainfall and rising sea levels. We regard these habitats as our valuable blue and green infrastructure that we must enhance and maintain through a range of natural flood management, tree planting, peat restoration and other schemes. Not only does this avoid costly large…

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