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Wokingham Borough Council

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… and into the future. At its heart are 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which act as an urgent call for action to all countries - developed and developing – to work as a global partnership. They recognize that ending poverty and deprivation must go hand-in-hand with strategies that improve health and education, reduce inequality, and spur economic growth – at the same time as tackling climate change

… the environment. This can be achieved by a combination of emission reduction and emission removal. Office for National Statistics Page | 3 • Invest heavily into educational programmes for residents, businesses, schools, charities and other organisations to help them calculate and reduce their own carbon footprints Climate change may be a global problem but local actions can make…

… The Paris Agreement improves upon and replaces the Kyoto Protocol, an earlier international treaty designed to curb the release of greenhouse gases. Adopted in December 2015, the Agreement’s central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change and to accelerate and intensify the actions and investments needed for a sustainable low carbon future. In autumn 2018…

…, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report, which advised that global warming must be limited to 1.5°C as opposed to the previous target of 2°C to avoid the devastating impacts of climate change. As the climate has already warmed by 1°C since the industrial revolution benchmark. The report warned that there are now only 12 years (to 2013) left within which to take the actions…

… working group to monitor progress. With the publication of this Climate Emergency Plan all of these commitments are now in place. The UK introduced the Climate Change Act into the legislation in 2008. This seeks to reduce carbon emissions by 100%2 (from where they stood in 1990) by 2050. However, 2019 marks an important milestone year as global carbon emissions have almost doubled since the Act…


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