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St Albans City and District Council

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… Finance Task Force estimates that investments in infrastructure to meet the fifth carbon budget (spanning 2028-32) will need to be around 1% of GDP (£22 billion) per year, of which public investment would be about £2.2 billion. It also estimates that approximately 10% of the investment will need to be from public funds. Much of this would be a redirection of, rather than additional, investment…

… infrastructure; active and public transport infrastructure; and carbon capture and storage (CCS). The costs of climate changes are likely to be substantially more expensive. Estimates suggest that the damage caused by going beyond 1.5C, would cost USD 15-38.5 trillion by 2100 (2.3-3.5% of Gross World Product).

… that we have committed to undertaking over the next 3 years to reduce our environmental impacts. Most of these actions will have a beneficial effect on overall carbon emissions. The Climate Crisis Action Plan (Appendix 2) summarises only those specific actions that will begin reducing our measured greenhouse gas emissions. It focuses only on those activities that affect the emissions we have data…

… to declare a Climate Emergency and do everything we can to reduce St Albans District carbon emissions to net zero by 2030. Climate change is already happening; we can no longer continue ‘business as usual’. In May 2019 the UK parliament became the first in the world to declare a climate emergency. The government has committed to reducing emissions to net zero by 2050. As a country we will all need…

… into the atmosphere as far as reasonably and practically possible and then remove enough emissions from the atmosphere by natural means (e.g. tree planting) or engineered means (e.g. carbon sequestration) to balance out the residual emissions and achieve ‘net zero’. Net Zero emissions is more realistic than a gross zero target as it allows for some residual emissions from some sectors where…


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