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London Borough of Haringey

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… 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 we as a Haringey community have had…

… Background of Climate Change Globally Climate change is an increasingly global crisis, disproportionately affecting those least able to bear it and with the least responsibility for causing it. Extreme weather linked to climate 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…

… climate and large-scale loss of biodiversity will impact our borough too, and the impacts will continue to worsen due to the borough’s urban location, including: Æ Heat waves will intensify due to the urban heat island effect and buildings not being adapted to higher external temperatures; Æ Impermeable built-up areas will cause surface water flooding; Æ Higher demand on the grid during…


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