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Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames

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… will reduce carbon emissions as far as we can and offset what we cannot remove; ● We will achieve carbon neutrality for council operations by 2030; ● We will prioritise green and decentralised energy; ● We will ensure the climate implications of our actions are a key factor in decision-making; ● We will be proactive about bringing funding into the borough; ● We will, in tandem, prepare to protect…

… do recognise the leadership role that we can take. While local authorities have limited direct control over total carbon emissions, they have powers or influence over roughly a third of emissions in their local area . As such, communities are looking to local authorities to help1 generate pace and momentum, which will be absolutely vital to achieving this challenging shared ambition for Kingston…

… challenge. On 25 June 2019, Kingston declared a Climate Emergency and began putting in place actions to deliver against it. In November of that year, we published our Climate Emergency Initial Assessment which set out our current carbon management position and the actions we would begin to take to reduce carbon. Since this time we have been developing our understanding of the challenge, to clearly set out…

… with biodiversity Better air quality Locally generated, secure energy Community engagement Adaptation While the priority of this plan is a reduction in local carbon emissions in order to limit the impact of warming global temperatures, we must also aim to help places, people, and nature be ready for unavoidable climate change (we call this climate change adaptation). This includes understanding risks…

… with businesses to encourage travel choices that produce less emissions,such as Electric Vehicles and e-Cargo bikes. CH Employment Skills & Enterprise Started 2030 Page 21 | 44 Theme 3: Natural Environment Our target centres on reducing carbon emissions in Kingston. However, we are committed to delivering against both the climate emergency and the ecological emergency. It is important to have a theme…

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