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West Oxfordshire District Council

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… of increasing carbon storage in soils and plants and developing long-term carbon sequestration is a way of reducing the effects of climate change. Adaptation is the act of developing new approaches and strategies to reduce and manage the negative effects of climate change. For example: reducing the impacts of flood risk from sea level rise by constructing seawalls as flood defence. Principles…

… and in June 2019, the UK became the first country to legislate long-term climate targets by introducing a legally binding net-zero carbon emissions target to end the UK’s contribution to global warming entirely by 2050. In recognition of the urgency and importance of local action in response to a global concern, on 26th June 2019, West Oxfordshire District Council declared its Motion to address…

… to: Leading the way in protecting and enhancing the environment by taking action locally on climate change and biodiversity. As part of delivering the Council’s strategic priorities, a Carbon Action Plan was also produced in October 20204. It sets out the Council’s trajectory for how it will deliver its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. This Strategy now represents the Council’s focus…

…- benefits. A simple example is when improvements to natural ecosystems and wildlife go on to improve the soil and the habitat’s capacity for carbon sequestration, which in turn helps us to mitigate climate change. These same improvements to nature also help to improve local air quality and with it the general health and wellbeing of nearby communities. Understanding the linkages between…

… projects that support housing energy retrofit in West Oxfordshire, such as the Oxfordshire Cosy Homes Initiative. ● developing opportunities for new partnerships as the route to achieving wide-scale domestic and non-domestic energy retrofit projects. ● working towards net-zero housing and economic growth in West Oxfordshire, supporting a transition to a zero-carbon economy and clean-energy…

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