Many of the challenges we have identified, particularly those contributing to the resilience goal are not isolated to Conwy and Denbighshire and meeting these challenges are key to us fulfilling our global responsibilities. Carbon reduction, waste reduction and recycling are key examples.
We also have the responsibility to protect and promote our unique cultural and natural heritage.
Both Conwy and Denbighshire contain historic and cultural sites recognised as globally important as well as playing host to international events and being home to communities where the Welsh language and culture plays an essential part of community life, commerce and education.
Both have landscapes of rare beauty, and scientific importance which are recognised internationally. They provide the habitat for unique flora and fauna including particularly important breading grounds for rare and migratory birds.
Nevertheless, as well as having global cultural and environmental significance , the landscape, wildlife, culture and language are key factors in the wellbeing of the local populations and in the popularity and economic significance of the tourism sectors within the two local authority areas.
Changes in the national and international economies have the potential to profoundly impact upon the two local authority areas and their residents. This will be explored more fully after the Welsh Governments Future Trends research becomes available