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Including the closely related terms improve air quality, local air quality, and air pollution.

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London Borough of Hillingdon

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… to improve local air quality and deter motorists from leaving their vehicle engine idling, particularly around schools. Private sector housing, All Tenures: working with government led schemes across our housing stock insulation and heating improvements. Higher efficiency heating and cooling systems within a range of buildings and facilities Council Housing properties: loft and cavity wall…

… sequestration through increased planting and changes to green space management. In particular to plant more street trees in urban areas to improve air quality, tackle flood risk and improve the quality of life. What is Carbon Offsetting? Carbon offsetting is the reduction in carbon emissions made through a particular process to compensate the emissions produced elsewhere. Why do we need Carbon…

… more cold-related than heat-related deaths in the UK. Hot weather is also known to increase aggressive and violent behaviour. There may be an increase in frequency of episodes of high air pollution caused by weather patterns such as heatwaves. There is evidence that pollen releases may increase, affecting hay fever symptoms. Higher temperatures will increase the suitability of the UK’s climate…

… insulation, upgrades through reactive works upgrading inefficient communal lighting to LED and reducing the energy demand for homes. Schools and community centres: major refurbishment and new building work leading to higher energy standards. Smart metering installed for monitoring and to identify the buildings with the most demand. Active no idling campaigns at schools to reduce air pollution

… on their behalf. Our preference for offsetting is to develop a strategy in combination with the approach to mitigation (Climate Objective C6). We want to increase the tree canopy across the borough, allow more naturalisation of green spaces and in particular increase tree coverage in areas of poor air quality. We are a major land holder in Hillingdon which is already one of the greenest boroughs…


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