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Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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… • We will create community wealth by identifying local business opportunities that will arise from the move towards a low carbon future e.g. renewable energy, sustainable transport, smart technologies, research and development • By promoting digital solutions, we will reduce carbon emissions by reducing our reliance on paper and reducing business mileage • We can reduce fuel poverty…

… set during the 2015 Paris Agreement. Therefore, alongside a surge in carbon emissions reductions, there needs to be a shift to urgent local action, ensuring communities adapt and become resilient to the effects of climate change. Data from the Met Office UK Climate Projections 18 (UKCP18) outlines how in the UK, the most recent decade (2008- 2017) has been on average 0.8°C warmer than…

… recommended targets from a case study of our borough by Friends of the Earth 38 SECTION 6 : WORKING TOGETHER IN OUR BOROUGH 39 Wigan Council cannot reduce carbon emissions

…, has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2038 or sooner. Our Outline Climate Change Strategy sets out how we will work collaboratively, to protect our future together in the uncertain times ahead. To achieve our target date of carbon neutrality, we need to radically rethink how we live, work and invest in the borough. The council cannot achieve the necessary measures needed to lower…

… mitigate the borough’s greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change. There is also the provision of 5 policy frameworks in the areas of strategic landscape and green infrastructure, built environment, wildlife habitats and species, low carbon development and flooding that focus our environmental efforts. Wigan’s Economic Vision The strategy sets out how our borough is made…


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