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London Borough of Ealing

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… of that heat in the Earth’s atmosphere, this is known as the greenhouse effect and until recent years this has not been a problem. However, the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has risen in all but two of the past twenty years, crossing the ominous threshold of 40 billion tons for the first time in 2002, leading to rapidly melting glacial ice caps, increased flooding along…

… temperature to increase by 1°C above the average temperature in the second half of the 19th century. An increase of 2°C in global temperatures would mean that more than 70% of global coastlines would see a 0.2 metre rise in sea levels, leading to coastal erosion, loss of fresh water, and coastal flooding. There is high confidence amongst the scientific community that practically all the global…

… alleviates the impacts of future surface water flooding. In increasing the urban canopy by planting hedgerows, woodlands, and street trees, the council commits to storing carbon for the long term, drawing CO2 from the atmosphere and locking it away. Adaptation is vital to the strategy for reasons of resilience and minimising future impacts. 25 flood resilience and improved…


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