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Cheshire East Council (Unitary)

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… businesses, residents and organisations to reduce emissions The council will: Action Plan and Supplementary Annex Outputs from this work: Wider Council Strategies Introduction At the Council meeting on 22 May 2019 the Elected Members of Cheshire East Council (CEC) approved the following Notice of Motion relating to Climate Change. “This Council notes that on 1 May Parliament declared…

… the Council itself and the wider borough; and o Carbon Neutrality definitions, challenges and case studies Figure 1: Summary of actions agreed within the notice of motion and how these link to outputs from this work 3 Introduction and Context Global emissions performance Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 oC above pre…

…, the World Meteorological Organization reported that during 2018 concentrations of CO2 peaked at 407.8 parts per million – a level last seen 3 million years ago when average global temperatures were 2-3 oC warmer. The Climate Change Act 2008 introduced a legally binding target for the UK to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050 against a 1990 baseline. In June 2019 the UK Prime Minister announced…

… will offer many co-benefits. These include: Health improvements – Due to cleaner air, warmer homes, more exercise and better mental health. Quality of Place – Less traffic congestion, job creation in the low-carbon sector, operational cost savings via increased energy efficiency and waste reduction Green Infrastructure1 – investments in natural solutions to climate change (i.e. tree planting…

…, such as flooding and heat stress (among many other adverse impacts). References o Council announcement o IPCC 1.5 Report o Emissions Gap Report o Global Carbon Project research o World Meteorological Organization publication 4


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