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Ribble Valley Borough Council

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… include:  improvements to the building fabric  higher efficiency heating systems  use of alternative/ renewable energy sources for heating for example Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHPs) Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHPs), solar thermal, solar PV or additional biomass capacity Only small improvements can be made to insulation at the council offices and depot. Museum and Platform Gallery…

… become more acute and prevalent. The elderly and children would also be more vulnerable to extreme heat. Ecosystems will be affected. Mountain glaciers will retreat, forest cover decline and desert conditions become more extreme. National Context Successive governments have continued to implement the UK Climate Change Act 2008 which made the 80% CO2 emissions reduction target by 2050 legally…

… Buildings - may require retro fitting to deal with extreme heat, increase effectiveness of water management i.e. rainfall, surface water, damp issues.  Public Car Parks - increased flooding in winter and requirement for shading in the summers.  Grounds maintenance - increased growing season requiring revised grass mowing patterns. Drought conditions in summer require change in planting. Wetter…

… Valley’s Carbon Footprint – emissions in the borough area A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact that an individuals, organisations or areas activities have on the environment, and in particular climate change. It relates to the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our day-to-day lives, for example burning fossil fuels for electricity, heating and transportation. The Department…

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