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Inverclyde Council

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… and water supply, buildings and infrastructure, and health. Stresses of this nature can have severe detrimental effects in terms of loss of species of flora and fauna, natural disasters and hunger and famine. With respect to a local authority like Inverclyde Council, climate change could adversely affect the provision of services, e.g. extreme weather events impacting on the roads network making…

… greenhouse gas emissions include the following: • Increases in the intensity of rainfall and sea level rise potentially resulting in floods. This is particularly relevant to Inverclyde due to its location and topography. Flooding can have severe negative impacts on buildings and infrastructure. • Increases in extreme weather events such as storms and heatwaves could impact on energy, transport, water…


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