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Wyre Council

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… of sea level rise1. Figure 2: Potential sea level rise related to degrees of global warming in Wyre, not including current coastal defences5. “Rainfall patterns are changing, causing more frequent flooding, and while we continue to protect and prepare coastal communities from rising sea levels, it is inevitable that at some point some of our…

… current infrastructure cannot cope with increasing rainfall. Sea level rise Melting ice caps and thermal expansion cause sea levels to rise. This is a particular worry for Wyre, as a coastal borough with low- lying flood plains, a large river estuary and communities living all along the coastline. Wyre is identified as one of ten UK local authorities with the most properties at risk…

sea levels and more unusual and intense storms. It is vital that we all work together to reduce our carbon emissions in a responsible and sustainable way and prepare ourselves for the increased risks we now facing. As the Leader of Wyre Council, and a father to two young children, tackling climate change is high on my agenda – we need to protect our children’s future. In July 2019, we…

… to sea level rise1. As a council, we declared a Climate Emergency in July 2019 - committing to urgent action to reduce our emissions within Wyre and protect our community from the threats caused by climate change (Appendix 1). What we want to achieve As part of our commitment, we have created this Climate Change Strategy to outline how we plan to reduce our levels of pollution locally…

… to the planet overheating. 10 Impacts of climate change If we don’t stop polluting, many things we depend upon are at risk: - As our atmosphere gets hotter, our usual weather patterns see big differences including; more frequent, intense and unavoidable extreme weather events, such as heatwaves, droughts, heavy rainfall and flash flooding. - Our sea levels are rising…

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