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Sheffield City Council

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… have the planning and infrastructure we need for the future 10. We will prepare the city to adapt for a changing climate The framework includes 10 key commitments for action which we will focus on in the short term. Under each commitment there are a number of priority actions. P age 22 Our principles for acting A just and fair transition We do not all contribute equally to climate

… have to bring the city with us, and that we cannot make the changes that are needed alone. We will work with the city’s people and organisations, both to ensure that the action that we take is designed to maximise success and to enable others to act. We will also work with regional partners and government Creating resilience Climate change and the changing economy will impact on all…

… of us, from the weather we experience every day to the jobs that are available for us to work in. We will look to act in a way that reduces the impact of climate change and also increases our resilience and helps us to adapt and thrive in the circumstances that we find ourselves. Positive benefits We will design interventions that allow us to have not only a significant positive…

… loss and help mitigate the consequences of food shortages and the impacts this will have on our health and food security. • By taking action to mitigate and adapt to climate change we will reduce the risk of harm to people e.g. from extreme weather such as flooding and heatwaves. Economy and development • By creating a more sustainable economy we will support our city and its businesses…

… are perfectly positioned to thrive, and to create thousands of new jobs. We must work together across the public and private sectors and across geographies to seize this opportunity. • Businesses can often reduce costs by improving their energy efficiency, and by reducing the impacts of climate change, we can help minimise impacts on our local economy including reduced worker productivity or service…


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