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London Borough of Newham

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… for the health and well- being of our residents. In April, we also declared a climate emergency because we’re committed to playing our part in addressing the greatest threat to humanity and the future of our planet. Becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon zero by 2050 is crucial, because as the United Nation's says: ‘Climate Change is the defining issue of our time and we are at a defining…

… moment. From shifting weather patterns that threaten food production, to rising sea levels that increase the risk of catastrophic flooding, the impacts of climate change are global in scope and unprecedented in scale. Without drastic action today, adapting to these impacts in the future will be more difficult and costly’. So drastic action on improving air quality, enhancing our local…

… of the consolation responses can be viewed in the document ‘Summary of consultation responses to the Draft Air Quality Action Plan 2019-2024’. The Council last published its Air Quality Action Plan in 2002; and despite the growing body of evidence about the impact of climate change, minimal improvements on air quality in the borough have been achieved in the intervening 18-year period. Right now, Newham…

… of our contribution to the Mayor of London’s transport strategy for the capital that will see 80 percent of journey’s in London done through these ways by 2042. Alongside declaring a climate emergency, we are also undertaking a review of the borough’s parking policy and the outcome of that will be published later this year. I’ve also established an Air Quality and Climate Change Task Force…

… in the UK: an environmental inequalities analysis, 2006. 3 Newham Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, 2017-19 4 Defra. Air Pollution: Action in a Changing Climate, March 2010 with equalities issues, because areas with poor air quality are also often the less affluent areas1, 2. The most recent Newham Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for Public Health identified a number of disorders…

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