Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation

Chapter 3 - Addressing Climate Change

This is the first Dublin City Development Plan to address climate change in its own right.

Chapter 3 incorporates the challenges of, and strategic approach towards, dealing with the issue of climate change and its future impacts on the City. It details policies and objectives that will be used to adapt to the predicted impacts of climate change and to mitigate emissions of greenhouse gases.

It addresses issues such as the development of a local adaptation plan, supporting sustainable/renewable energies and dealing with flood risk.

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