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East Dunbartonshire Council

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… example of this: Focus on Climate Change Fossil fuels provide us with a valuable energy source but their extraction and use creates environmental, social and economic problems, not just in distant areas but on our own doorstep. Various issues go hand-in-hand with climate change, including: loss of biodiversity; extreme weather events including increased flood risk and drought; rising insurance…

extreme weather events; thriving ecosystems also promote physical and mental health, and provide services fundamental to the economy. • Maximising resilience to the impacts of climate change can: contribute to reducing inequality by addressing flood disadvantage; enhance greenspace; protect the function of the local economy; and help to prevent the potential spread of harmful substances from…

… habitats and species, then biodiversity will also be promoted which will, in turn, help to purify the air, thus promoting health, and will also help to absorb carbon emissions and provide buffering and attenuation of extreme weather, thus contributing to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Economic Supporting local businesses The Council will encourage the start-up and retention of successful…


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