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South Hams District Council

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… with rapid biodiversity and ecosystem loss, are combining to create a mass extinction event that threatens all life on our planet. In South Hams, people are likely to experience rising sea levels, more frequent flooding, stronger storms and more frequent heatwaves as a direct result of Climate Change. This will also adversely affect our wildlife and their habitats. In response to this South Hams…

…, it is generally accepted that in the UK Climate Change will bring about more frequent and heavy rain. When combined with tidal surges associated with increased storm activity and rising sea levels, many of our residents will experience more frequent flood events. The coastal communities around the southern fringes will be impacted by rising sea levels, its towns such as Totnes, Modbury and Kingsbridge…

… as we experience a. frequent and longer heatwaves b. warmer and wetter winters c. stronger and more frequent storms bringing about more flooding d. sea-level rise14 6. Implementation and Monitoring The delivery of this Climate Change and Biodiversity Strategy will require input from across the Council and collaboration with its partners, residents and businesses. Given the fast pace…


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