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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Borough Council

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… meters of sea level rise. Recent storms have led to significant costs for councils. The winter storms of 2013 directly cost Kent County Council an estimated £4.4 million, rising to over £11 million when taking into account repairs to infrastructure. Heatwaves increase the demand for health and social care services, resulting in costs to providers, including councils, sometimes more than £600 per…

… in the 1970s and sea levels could increase by 12–76 cm by the end of the century, compared to 1990 levels. If emissions remain high, this is predicted to be 2 metres by 2100 and could lead to the displacement of hundreds of millions of people worldwide (PNAS, 2019). A 2019 NASA study found that unchecked emissions will result in the entire Greenland Ice Sheet melting by the year 3000, causing up to 7…


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