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South Hams District Council

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… extend beyond physical impacts on the environment, it also has health impacts on the population. Poor air quality can lead to numerous cardiovascular diseases, increasing temperatures can lead to heat-related mortality, and rising energy prices can result in increased fuel poverty. These health impacts can also become mentally harmful, those directly affected by flooding can have their lives upended…

… (2020), Sub-Regional Fuel Poverty, 2018 data. Available at: 20 Defra (2020), Local authority collected waste generation from April 2000 to March 2019 (England and regions) and local authority data April 2018 to March 2019. Table 1: Local Authority Collected and Household Waste Statistics 2014-15 to 2018-19, Engla 21…


… homes continue to be energy inefficient resulting in higher greenhouse gas emissions. Fuel Poverty is also a related issue, inefficient homes can lead to excess energy bills for some of the poorest in our community. Furthermore, the health impacts of living in a cold or damp home can lead to cardiovascular and respiratory ill health as well as poor mental health.24 This illustrates how dealing…


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