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Norfolk County Council

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… around a third of emissions in their areas, but this reach cannot be achieved through working in isolation. It requires us to use our position to bring together the businesses, academic, public and community and voluntary sectors towards delivering the right changes for Norfolk. 3 State of Nature 2019 Reports - National Biodiversity Network (nbn.org.uk) https://www.gov.uk…

…-budget/ 10 growth plans, provide physical and digital access to education and employment, and reduce traffic and pollution in town centres. The challenge – which we accept - will be to minimise the carbon footprint in construction, promote biodiversity net gain and adopt technology and design that reflects progressive thinking and mitigates climate change impacts. Focus area 4: Promoting…

… of climate change mitigation and adaptation in the county. However, the county is not immune to the pressures facing the natural environment. The data of the decline in biodiversity in the UK is a sobering indicator of this. Since 1970, an estimated 41% of UK species have decreased in abundance, and 15% are threatened with extinction3. Helping nature to recover has become a national policy…

… and grow We will use our position in the county to show leadership in ensuring bigger, better and more joined up spaces for nature. We will support better land management to increase biodiversity and co-ordinate efforts to allow nature to recover. 6) Climate adaptation As a council we need to ensure that the essential services we deliver are resilient to the impacts of climate change, and we…

… levels, severe flooding and unprecedented heat waves. Changes to the Earth’s climate are also closely linked to a decline in biodiversity as nature struggles to adapt. These impacts are only expected to become more severe as climate change intensifies. Governments, businesses, and individuals across the world are now stepping up to the need to take action on climate change. The UK has 14…

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