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Birmingham City Council

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Footprint 2.3.1 Consultants Anthesis were commissioned in January 2020 to undertake a study setting out the current emissions baseline for the city and to make recommendations which could be implemented to reduce carbon emissions. The Anthesis report broke down the emissions into two elements, the Council’s own emissions and City wide emissions. 2.3.2 Council’s own emissions: The report…

… pertinent to this policy aim as it asks signatories to commit to protect the environment, minimise waste and energy consumption, use resources efficiently and contribute towards Birmingham's Clean Air Zone. These commitments will also apply to their supply chain. Specific actions include: • Reduce Carbon footprint – be aware of main impacts on carbon emissions including the indirect carbon…

… that current levels of warming are already causing environmental damage and the efforts to cut emissions are to limit the scale of future impacts rather than avoid them completely. 3.2 It is recognised that transition to a low carbon economy requires major and rapid systems changes but the transition must be just and deliver the jobs that are needed to sustain our economy. Birmingham…

… at a later date and the additional cost of adapting to the unavoidable impacts of climate change in the future. Despite this, there is a need to attract significant funding to deliver net zero carbon across the City Council and the City, this cannot be delivered within existing resources. This call to action will focus on actions that deliver the most benefit in terms of reducing carbon emissions

… a strong case for policy solutions that integrate social justice considerations into climate change policy and vice versa. • However, action to address climate change can help address social justice. For example, retrofitting homes to make them more energy efficient can reduce carbon emissions whilst also reducing fuel bills and creating, warmer healthier homes and delivering positive…


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