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Lincolnshire County Council

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… the climate risks to low carbon infrastructure, as well as potential synergies and conflicts between adaptation and mitigation activities. 6.3 In the face of economic growth, LCC and surrounding regions are exposed to a number of weather and climate-related hazards as a result of a changing climate. Climate-related hazards that pose a distinct threat to the region include: 1. Sea level rise: 40…

…% of Lincolnshire is at or below sea level thus is at risk from coastal flooding. Sustained sea level rise in the future is therefore likely to increase this risk and requires further investigation work. 2. An increase in seasonal extremes: UK climate change projections also indicate that extreme weather incidences are also set to increase. This will mean that Lincolnshire alongside the rest of the UK…

… effects on natural systems, causing increases in extreme weather conditions, changing rainfall patterns and rising sea levels. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is very clear that this will affect water supplies, agriculture, power, transport and infrastructure, as well as human health. Many of these impacts are already becoming apparent. Climate change is globally…

… Page | 30 6.4 The low-lying nature of the region will contribute to exacerbating the effects of climatic changes. This makes the region susceptible to increasing storm activity and associated rising sea levels. Flooding can cause widespread damage to buildings and infrastructure across Lincolnshire and it is therefore vital that developments across the region are resilient in nature…

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