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London Borough of Southwark

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… America, with crop yields and production predicted to fall because of higher temperatures. Even if we stopped releasing greenhouse gases immediately, some estimates show that global heating would continue for at least another 70 years. If things do not change, it will affect our world in dramatic ways. We could see more extreme weather, rising sea levels, ecological damage, more people dying from…

…, heating and industry also pollute the air that we breathe. In Southwark, around 200 premature deaths occur due to air pollution every year3. Rainfall and flooding – 60% Southwark residents live on land less than ten meters above sea level, any changes in sea levels will have a direct effect on Southwark. Southwark is protected from tidal and river flooding by the Thames Barrier and other…

… defences but with increased sea levels these may no longer be effective. Food supply - an estimated 75,000 of Southwark’s residents are food insecure meaning they do not have enough money to buy food, have to skip meals or cut down 2 Met Office – What is Climate Change. Available from change/what-is-climate…


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