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London Borough of Southwark

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…, heating and industry also pollute the air that we breathe. In Southwark, around 200 premature deaths occur due to air pollution every year3. Rainfall and flooding – 60% Southwark residents live on land less than ten meters above sea level, any changes in sea levels will have a direct effect on Southwark. Southwark is protected from tidal and river flooding by the Thames Barrier and other…

… are the hardest hit by climate change, with monsoon flooding in the region 1 US EPA (2019). Global greenhouse gas emissions data. Available from [accessed January 2020] 7 becoming more severe year on year. Climate change is also affecting places like West Africa and Latin…

…. In Southwark, we are proud to be home to a diverse community and significant Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic population. The global south is disproportionally affected by climate change. The impact of floods, landslides and other natural disasters is much higher and exacerbated by human- made climate change, much of which is due to actions in richer countries like our own. The impact of climate…


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