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IPCC Sixth Assessment Report

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report
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The IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It also reviews vulnerabilities and the capacities and limits of the natural world and human societies to adapt to climate change.

To read the report please follow this link: Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

ESPACE

ESPACE

Early on in its life, the MPP became part of a European funded project – European Spatial Planning: Adapting to Climate Events (ESPACE). The project aimed to ensure that adaptation to climate change is recognised and to recommend that it is incorporated within spatial planning mechanisms at local, regional, national and European levels. On a local level this... Read More»

Coastal Change Pathfinder

Coastal Change Pathfinder

In late 2009 the Government awarded £11 million in grants to local authorities who demonstrated the best and most innovative ideas for dealing with and adapting to coastal change. To its delight, Chichester District Council was awarded £450,000 and and became part of the Coastal Change Pathfinder Project. The project began properly in May 2010 and continued until the end of June 2011. A total... Read More»

Climate Change

Climate Change

The peninsula is particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change including rising sea levels, rising water table, and more intense precipitation. As a result, the MPP has been working closely with the community to raise levels of awareness and to help produce adaptation plans. These include: practical adaptations funded through a Community Grant Fund including the installation of... Read More»