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Climate Change - you decide

Here you will find a series of articles or pages from reputable websites presenting you with information from which you can form your own opinions.

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Climate Change - What is it !!

We start with the Met Office, why not as they provide the weather forecasts. The met office define climate change quite simply as the long-term shift in average weather patterns across the world. The important word being shift.

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10 myths about climate change

From WWF, World Wide Fund for Nature. With the climate crisis becoming a hot topic in mainstream media there is a lot of confusion around what exactly climate change is. That's why we've tried to clear up some of the most frequently heard myths, so that you can tell fiction from fact.

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5 ways we can reduce food emissions

From the world economic forum. if we stopped emissions from fossil fuels right now, emissions from food production alone would take us well beyond the carbon budget for 1.5C.

Ignoring food emissions is simply not an option if we want to get close to our international climate targets. There is a lot to grasp here !!

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Impacts on food security

From the Met Office. Climate change may threaten food security for many millions

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The Plant Based Transition

From the Ecologist. Around 70 percent of UK land and the equivalent in land overseas is used to grow our food. Of this whole area, only 15 percent is used to grow the grains, fruit and vegetables we directly consume.

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Effects of climate change

From the Met Office. Climate change is already having visible effects on the world. The Earth is warming, rainfall patterns are changing, and sea levels are rising. These changes can increase the risk of heatwaves, floods, droughts, and fires.

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Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk (CCRA3)

From the The UK Climate Risk Website. Read our comprehensive assessment of the risks and opportunities facing the UK from climate change.

National Summaries for all UK countries and sectors to view or download. You will find direct links if you scroll down to other sites section.

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Other Sites of Interest !!

Not any less important

UK Climate Risk (CCRA3) - National Summaries

Summary for Scotland (143 pages), England, Wales and Northern Ireland

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UK Climate Risk (CCRA3) - Sector Briefings

Agriculture and Food, Business, Cultural Heritage, Energy, Flooding, Health and Social Care, Marine and Coastal Environment and Transport to name but a few.

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How cutting your food waste can help the climate

From BBC. All food generates greenhouse gases to reach our plates, but when nearly a third of it is thrown away or wasted, does that mean we could be doing more to protect the climate?

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The challenges we face

From Greenpeace. Rising sea levels, more extreme weather events, loss of biodiversity. Our climate is breaking down and destructive industries continue to threaten our forests, oceans and air. But together we can overcome these challenges. Learn more about what Greenpeace is doing to protect our natural world for future generations.

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