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Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council

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… to live, work and visit for everyone. If Doncaster is going to make its contribution to this national and international effort, then we need to act now. Ros Jones, Elected Mayor of Doncaster Environment and Sustainability Strategy www.teamdoncaster.org.uk 4 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This strategy set outs how we will play our part in the national effort to reduce carbon emissions and help…

… choices in prioritising the environment in order to sustain and enhance quality of life in Doncaster. Our Ambition Become carbon neutral by 2040, recognising that this equates to a uniform 13-14% year-on-year reduction of emissions and an 85% reduction by 2030 (compared to a baseline of 2005 levels), and increase the proportion of land given over to woodland, wood pasture, wildflower…

… www.teamdoncaster.org.uk 8 STRATEGIC CONTEXT INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL DRIVERS FOR CHANGE The International Paris Agreement on Climate Change is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse-gas-emissions mitigation, adaptation, and finance, signed in 2016. Around 200 countries, including the UK, have signed the agreement signifying…

…. Different organisations are aiming to become carbon neutral in different timeframes, but overall, this Strategy adopts the ambition recommended by the Climate and Biodiversity Commission: Become carbon neutral by 2040, recognising that this equates to a uniform 13-14% year-on-year reduction of emissions and an 85% reduction by 2030 (compared to a baseline of 2005 levels), and Increase…

…, habitat provision, pollination of food crops, and carbon capture and sequestration.  Climate regulation, waste decomposition, control of animal populations, pests and diseases.  Cultural, recreational and mental health benefits. Our reliance on the natural processes of carbon sequestration by plants and trees, along with other ecosystem services, means that the climate crisis…

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