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Coast

Coastal erosion has significant impacts on coastal resorts and transport networks which may in the future be financially unsustainable.

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Agriculture and Forestry

The industry has an opportunity to take advantage of new conditions to grow a more varied range of crops and so create and manage new suites of lowland farm habitats.

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Water Supply

By 2025, rainfall is predicted to reduce by 8% during the summer months, and increase by 8% in winter.

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Biodiversity

As an Island there is a limit to how much our natural environment can adapt to a changing climate.

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Health and Care

People will suffer a variety of new health issues as a result of a changing climate.

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Community Services

Climate change has the potential to impact all areas of our lives.

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Business

More extreme weather conditions may cause significant disruption and costs to business. Although some risks may be covered by insurance, this won’t include indirect risks such as...

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Built Environment

Climate change will impact the location and nature of new developments, building designs as well as the maintenance of existing buildings.

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Heritage

Archaeological sites are highly sensitive to changes in the surrounding conditions in which they are buried. Higher temperatures and the associated...

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