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West Dunbartonshire Council

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… reduction: = Changes in our climate will accelerate, with winters becoming warmer and wetter; and hotter summers with changing patterns and intensities of rainfall in some places; = By the 2050’s Scotland could see summer temperatures increased by 4-5 degrees Celsius, with 40-60% more winter rainfall in places; = Rates of sea-level rise are predicted to increase at an accelerated rate…

…, with a global sea level increase of between 0.56-1.12 metres by 2100; and = Weather extremes will become increasingly the norm. 1961 - 1990 2009-2018 0.9°C increase in temperature 13°C wetter summers 12°C wetter winters UN/IPCC Policy EU Policy National Policy Climate Change Act 2009 Energy Strategy - Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP) demonstrate how its own…

… of Scotland’s largest estuaries running along much of its border, climate change is likely to be a signifcant issue in the near future. Sea level rise could result in the Council eventually having to choose between investing considerable amounts of money in new hard-engineered sea defences or allowing a degree of ‘managed retreat’ with an associated loss of land area. Therefore, by improving…


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