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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… not be as severe as in developing countries or some coastal areas, there is a need to ensure that the borough is prepared for the adverse impacts of climate change such as extreme weather events, increased temperatures with risks to health from heat waves, greater pressure on water resources, damage to existing natural habitats, as well as demand for increasingly limited resources. Extreme weather

… and climate events can inflict huge human and financial costs on society. A report by Christian Aid showed that in 2018 there were losses totalling $84.8 billion from the 10 most expensive extreme weather-related events, which doesn’t include the myriad other weather events and climate shifts that impact on people. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change suggests that climate…

… of anticipated changes Potential impacts for Richmond Extreme events Increase in frequency of extreme weather events Heat waves could have a major effect on mortality in the UK with greater frequency of record- breaking temperatures and longer consecutive days of higher than average temperatures being recorded. Rainfall extremes are generally projected to increase, particularly during winter…


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