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Mansfield District Council

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…. Figure 3: Benefits of actions taken to tackle climate change Environmental: Reduced flood risk (coastal, pluvial and fluvial) Improved access to greenspace and nature Improved and enhanced biodiversity and habitats Improved land management Cleaner air Cleaner water Greater water security Carbon sequestration in all habitats Less waste/less resource use Reduced/reverse species

… and orchards across the district. The natural environment in relation to the climate is crucial for its ability to absorb greenhouse gases and its potential for helping to adapt and be resilient to climate change. We have therefore also taken steps to increase natural habitats and encourage biodiversity. The Delivery Plan sets out further actions to manage the risks of climate change impacts…

… at Berry Hill Park Community Orchard Electric horticultural machinery has been trialled. Moved away from seasonal bedding plants. Increased the number of wildflower meadows to further encourage biodiversity. Increasing the number of allotment plots available and supporting community. gardening projects. Purchased 4 electric vehicles. 15…

… and reduction Planning – new developments Behaviour change Biodiversity and green infrastructure Fuel switching Resilience to weather – flooding New technology Preservation of historic buildings Utilities - energy reduction and decarbonisation Supporting Policies / Strategies: Adopted Local Plan 2013-2033 Strategic Flood Risk Assessment Central Area Flood Risk Review Green Infrastructure Study…

… and evidenced based - using the best available data and analysis, while working to increase knowledge in areas where there are gaps. Embed climate considerations in its decision making - ensuring a transparent recording of how climate change and the ecological emergency is considered across the whole authority. Follow the principles of the Carbon Management Hierarchy (see below), which provides…


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