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Newcastle-Under-Lyme District Council

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… Environment Strategy. The Borough Council has historically had a strong commitment to biodiversity and energy efficiency. In 2007, the Council was a participant in Staffordshire Climate Change Partnership and climate change adaptation group. In 2008, we were a signatory to the Nottingham Declaration, making a public commitment to tackle climate change in concert with other councils. In 2013…

…, the Council subscribed to the ‘Climate Local’ commitment, preparing and authorising an action plan to reduce carbon emissions and to promote action to tackle climate change with our partners and residents. The Government has recently announced a ten point plan which is aimed at eradicating the UKs contribution to climate change by 2050. We are now working in partnership across the Borough to tackle…

… Many of the issues can only be tackled together and to this end the Staffordshire Coun- ty Council has very recently launched its own Climate Change Action Plan which will link into and support the Borough’s Strategy. Why have an environmental strategy and a plan? A strategy is needed to protect our local environment and achieve our wider sustaina- bility goals for the Borough. The release…

… of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere from human activity is changing the world’s climate and the planet is warming up. Rising global temperatures in the long-term will create more extreme and unpredictable weather changes, rising sea levels, severe flooding and reduced water availability, all of which pose significant risk to human health, wildlife and ecosystems. The Committee on Climate Change

… neutrality, consider how to mitigate the effects of climate change and change how resources are used. In April 2019, the Borough Council passed a climate emergency motion. A central element of this was the aim of becoming carbon neutral with respect to the Council’s own estates and activities and those related to our residents and businesses. The Cabinet have committed to establishing a Sustainable…


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