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Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

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… Fairness, nature and communities: addressing climate change in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough October 2021 1 2 Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Preface It is a pleasure to introduce this �rst full report of the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Independent Commission on Climate Change, extending…

… of climate change, around 200 lives lost in �ooding in Germany, people drowned in their basements in New York, �ooding in London at the beginning and end of the summer and wild�res, �oods and droughts across many parts of the world. The climate is changing and already impacting how we live our lives. Reducing our greenhouse gas emissions to zero globally by around mid-century will be critical…

… of the risks to the UK from climate change are particularly acute in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough: the risk of �ooding, very high summer temperatures, water shortages, and damage to the natural carbon stores in the deep peat of the Fens. We all need to act, and we must act now, to avoid the most damaging aspects of climate change. If we act in the right way we can also deliver bene�ts…

… for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and on preparing for climate change. We also make recommendations to central Government, for example on the important role that local authorities have to play in addressing climate change, and the additional devolved funding and powers that they need to be able to do this. Tackling the climate crisis requires large changes across our societies and economies, at local…

… Commission on Climate Preface In this full report we have expanded our recommendations to include business and industry; nature and water; waste; and adapting to climate change. Where there have been signi�cant changes since our original report we have provided a commentary in that chapter. Our work highlighted a strong desire amongst residents to get involved in responding to climate change


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