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London Borough of Haringey

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… Change. Nearly 4 in 5 respondents said that they were very concerned about climate change and that action should be a priority for the borough. Climate Change is a risk to us all through heatwaves, energy costs rising and local flooding. We have demonstrated through the recent pandemic that as a community we can change for the better, and we can tackle emergencies together. In the last year…

… change has created devastation around the world. These changes are being felt through more frequently occurring short-term events such as droughts, flooding, heat waves and storm surges as well as longer term pressures including sea level rise and loss of productive land. The UK set a statutory target in the Climate Change Act 2008 to reduce UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80% from 1990…

… effect and buildings not being adapted to higher external temperatures; • Impermeable built-up areas will cause surface water flooding; • Higher demand on the grid during extreme weather events will result in more power outages. Haringey’s incomes and living standards vary considerably and the impacts of climate change will exacerbate inequality across residents and businesses. This plan…

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