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Wiltshire Council

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… in place now. We also need to adapt to impacts of climate change that will be inevitable – for example by preparing for more floods and heatwaves. However, the long-term costs of adapting will be far higher if we do not act now to minimise our impact and so the short-term investment is very worthwhile. Climate change is a global problem, but the UK is well-placed to set an example…

… spaces and land and water habitats. Make best use of this network of green and blue spaces for biodiversity, active travel, recreation, cooling, shade and absorbing carbon z Natural water management – improving climate resilience by reducing flood risk and summer droughts, and reducing water use It will be important to value the historic, cultural and working environment that makes…

… for retrofitting buildings, £1.3 billion for developing electric vehicle infrastructure and £5.2 billion for new flood and coastal defences. During the pandemic the government has made a range of climate-related announcements although some expected national strategies were delayed. National policy changed rapidly in the run up to the United Nations Climate Summit, known as COP26, held in Glasgow…

… to absorb carbon will also boost wildlife and provide accessible green spaces which is of proven benefit to physical and mental health and wellbeing. There is a recognition in the Environment Act of the negative impact that climate change is having on biodiversity and the benefits that the natural environment can provide in mitigating over-heating and winter flooding. The Environment Act also…

…-bikes, non-standard cycles, e-scooters and cargo bikes. Routes can coincide with the Rights of Way network, canals, green open spaces and wildlife corridors where appropriate z Ensure that infrastructure is resilient to the impacts of climate change, such as flooding, extreme heat, storms and power outages z Make use of available tools, such as government funded initiatives, behaviour…

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