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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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… to be done? • Identify outside spaces that do not provide sufficient shade for people and investigate possibilities to increase shade in deficient areas; • Environmental Health Officers to educate owners of food premises on the increased risk of food poisoning in the face of rising temperatures; • Enhancement to biodiversity across the borough, including increased planting for shade in open spaces…

… as well as green roofs and vertical habitats. Importantly, these are win-win measures – they provide multiple benefits in terms of managing flooding and overheating risks that will intensify with climate change, as well as benefits for biodiversity. The species planted should be adaptable to climate change. Green roofs can also provide benefits by attenuating run-off and improving the quality…

… of run-off; • By increasing green space and vegetation cover in the borough we can manage and offset rising temperatures (and manage flood risk) e.g. increasing tree cover and green roofs. Increasing Green Infrastructure ties in with de-culverting proposals and also provides opportunities to allow wildlife to move and adapt to the changing climate. Green Infrastructure also has opportunities…

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