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Teignbridge District Council

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… that we fund such as road improvements, cycleways, and flood defences; • the embodied carbon of buildings that we construct such as commercial premises and social housing; and, • the embodied carbon of landscape management, regeneration projects and building repairs. Emissions associated with accommodation and private sector leasing are based on energy consumption estimates, and greenhouse…

… .......................................................................................................................... 8 Flooding ................................................................................................................................... 9 3. UK Energy Landscape .................................................................................................................... 10 Net Zero Strategy…

… summers just become less likely, although we will still have to be prepared for them. 4 UK Climate Projections (UKCP) - Met Office https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/research/approach/collaboration/ukcp/index 9 Figure 5: Image of scorched ground linking with extreme heat and drier summers 2.3.2. Flooding Despite overall summer drying trends in the future…

… being up to 60% drier, there is likely to be increases in the intensity of heavy summer rainfall events. For urban areas particularly, such as Newton Abbot, this will impact on the frequency and severity of surface water flooding. Short, intense rainfall events can lead to surface flooding as surface run-off inundates small catchments and the urban landscape. With an increase in average winter…

…, increasing the risk of fluvial and surface water flooding. Above average precipitation for long periods can ultimately lead to a raised water table, which can result in increases of groundwater flooding in certain locations. The changing patterns of sea level rise are not uniform across the UK. Sea level rise is projected to rise less in the north and more in the south. For the southwest, sea…

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