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Chesterfield Borough Council

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…, and destroying large areas of forest, we are causing a rapid rise in heat-trapping gases called greenhouse gasses (GHGs), such as carbon dioxide (CO2), in the atmosphere. GHGs in our atmosphere are now higher than they have been at any point in at least the last 800,000 years. This has caused the earth to warm up, affecting global weather patterns and sea levels. You might increasingly see the terms 'Climate…

… will mean significant changes to the way we live. The earth is already approximately 1°C hotter than before the Industrial Revolution. While it may seem slow from a human perspective, the climate is responding and will continue to respond for many years to come. As well as rising sea levels, we can expect to see more extreme weather events such as droughts, gales, floods, and heatwaves. This may affect…


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