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Westminster City Council

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… to meet this target will affect almost every aspect of our daily lives. It is vital we work together to create a climate emergency action plan that reflects the priorities of all those who live, work and study in Westminster. By tackling climate change, we will achieve many benefits including lower energy bills, better health and wellbeing, improvements to our surrounding environment and a city…

…. Just over half of all homes in Westminster have an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of D or lower, with a further 31% being C-rated. Vision Residents, workers and visitors actively adopt behaviours that reduce their carbon impact and communities work together as part of a city-wide partnership to tackle climate change. Recommendations Recommendation Example actions Raise awareness…

… a new waste strategy. 1 Census 2011 8 9 Organisations and economy Emissions from non-domestic buildings represent a high proportion of our emissions and tackling enegy consumtion and fuel usage will be vital in tackling climate change. The large number of listed buildings and significant conservation area coverage pose large challenges for the city as it seeks to reduce energy use…

… 1 Co-creating a climate action plan for a zero carbon city Summary 2 3 Notes Net zero is the balance between the emissions we produce and those we remove through emission saving activities and carbon offsetting. We will achieve net zero when the amount of emissions we produce is equal to or less than those we take away. CLIMATE CHANGE

… IN WESTMINSTER Burning fossil fuels and other human activity has caused greenhouse gases to increase significantly in the atmosphere. This process causes the earth’s atmosphere to trap more heat and is the main driver of climate change. Since the 19th century, the average global temperature has risen by 1 degree Celsius. The Paris Agreement, a legally binding international treaty on climate change, aims…


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