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Sunderland City Council

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… from surface water, rivers and the sea due to sea level rise, storm surges and increasing intensity of rainfall; • hotter summers, which will also lead to increased heat stress, particularly on vulnerable members of the community such as the elderly, as well as increased energy consumption for cooling; • colder winters which will not only increase demand on our energy supplies…

… this and that urgent change is required. The UK Committee on Climate Change states that the ten warmest years on record in the UK have all occurred since 1990. The likelihood of experiencing a summer heatwave comparable to that experienced in 20181 in any particular year is now 10–20%, double the likelihood of a few decades ago. Sea levels are rising, and rainfall patterns are changing. The impacts…

… years ago and without action this could increase to 3°C, which will be catastrophic for our society and the natural world. As a result of climate change people in Sunderland can expect to experience rising sea levels, increased flooding and increased extreme hot and cold spells which will affect human life. There is overwhelming evidence that the changes we are experiencing in our…

… temperatures are now altering the global climate resulting in longer and hotter heat waves, more frequent droughts, heavier rainfall, rising sea levels and more powerful storms and hurricanes. This is seen in the retreat of glaciers, melting of ice, loss of habitats, as well as floods and fires around the world. Sunderland Low Carbon Framework December 2020 Page 13 In 2018…


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