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Royal Borough of Greenwich

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… in tackling climate change. It can also help us to adapt to the changing climate, providing co- benefits of flood protection and temperature regulation within cities. Progress so far • We have planted around 1800 trees since 2018, making good progress towards our target of 2022 trees by 2022. • Planting projects have included small community orchards. In addition to increasing climate

…. • The deployment of battery storage and promotion of demand-side response is explored to provide flexibility to the electricity grid Circular Economy • 70% of municipal waste is recycled and the total mass of municipal waste is reduced by 35%. • Reduction in food waste and sustainable consumption are encouraged The natural environment • Increased climate change resilience through improvements…

… is real and it is now indisputable that the changes to our environment are now rapid, accelerating and a threat to how we live. That is why we declared a climate emergency in 2019 and agreed to set an ambitious target to reach net zero carbon emissions 20 years ahead of the national target. We set this ambitious target because the risks associated with climate change are real and serious…

… to survive. Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan 2021- 2030 3 DR AF T 4 Executive Summary The Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan 2021-2030 is our strategic plan for responding to the Climate Emergency. The challenge: Climate change is already having an affect all over the globe - it is time to take decisive action. As the temperature continues to rise, these impacts will only get worse. More…

… each make will decide if we succeed in averting dangerous climate change. How we travel, how we use energy at home, what we buy and the waste we create all play a big part. The Council will work to make changing what we do more attractive, by improving infrastructure and helping people understand the options. However, individuals need to take part too if we are going to avoid…


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