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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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… sea levels and more frequent extreme weather events such as heat waves, drought, extreme rainfall, and coastal flooding. The main threats are: • Flooding risks to communities, businesses and infrastructure; • Risks to health, well-being and productivity from high temperatures; • Risk of shortages in the water supply for people agriculture and industry; • Risks to wildlife and habitats…

… such as recreation, shade and flood defence. UK Average Household Emissions 2017 Heating 31% Transport 27% Electricity 9% Waste 3% Aviation 12% Diet/Agriculture 18% CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN | 8 THE MAIN GREENHOUSE GASES AND THEIR SOURCES Climate change is already affecting the UK and other countries around the world5 as a consequence of rising…

… to mitigate and adapt to climate change. For example, the risk of flooding from river and surface water must be assessed and suitable mitigation measures put in place; charge points to help the transition to electric vehicles are normally a condition of large, new development. Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council is part of Cosy Homes in Lancashire (CHiL), a collaboration of Lancashire local…

… regeneration and creation of local jobs, and lower energy bills. Furthermore, increasing resilience to climate change risks can result in avoided costs from flood damage to buildings, infrastructure and services, enhanced green spaces and improved health. We recognise that there may be tensions between conflicting goals that we will have to resolve as we implement our plan. We may also be limited in our…

…. Having a strategy and action plan is essential to ensure the Council is prepared and resilient to the impacts of the changing climate, i.e. more extreme weather events such as flooding and heat waves. 2021/22 Strategic Growth & Planning Policy Manager NQ CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN | 19…

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