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Selby District Council

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… New developments 19 Waste 20 4. Implementing Monitoring and Reporting 20 5. Review 22 Foreword Portfolio Lead for Low Carbon, Cllr Richard Musgrave In December 2019 the Council adopted its new Council Plan setting out its priorities for the period 2020-2030. One of the key commitments was on climate change - to respond to our developing understanding of the impacts of climate

… to climate change. I asked the Policy Review Committee to assist us to further develop our approach and they set up a cross-party Low Carbon Working Group. I’d like to personally thank the group for the excellent work they’ve done in helping us to understand the Council’s own carbon footprint and to consider the measures we can introduce to reduce that footprint to zero. It is also important that we show…

… for employees, members and residents · Protect and improve the quality of the natural environment and biodiversity across the district · Work collaboratively across the public, private and third sectors at a local, regional, national and global level We have aligned our Strategy with the strategies of other local authorities across North Yorkshire for three reasons. Firstly, addressing climate change

… and storm events since records began, and with predictions estimating that these events will only get worse, we have to act quickly to try and reduce the impacts of climate change to a minimum. Elsewhere on the planet, people are experiencing sea level rise, soil erosion, droughts, extreme weather events and wildfires. It is clear from the events that we are seeing that we must act now, and quickly…

… for ourselves and all other life on Earth within just a few hundred years. Our Challenge Whilst we live in a usually stable temperate region of the world, we are not immune to the effects of climate change and extreme weather. Within the district we have experienced the impacts of flooding, periods of reduced rainfall, high temperatures, and powerful storms, all of which have been made more likely due…


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