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Worcestershire County Council

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…/corporate_environmental_report_2019 Why Net Zero Carbon? Climate Change and the IPCC Special Report Climate change has risen back up the international agenda since the October 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report was published. This report asserted that limiting global warming to 1.5°C would significantly reduce catastrophic impacts of climate change on ecosystems, human health, and well…

climate change and advised achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 at the latest. The UK government adopted that target in 2019. “Without increased and urgent mitigation ambition in the coming years, leading to a sharp decline in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, global warming will surpass 1.5°C in the following decades, leading to irreversible loss of the most fragile ecosystems…

… and businesses to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, lobbied Government and worked with partners to improve the resilience of the county to the impact of climate change. On 16th May 2019, the council reaffirmed its commitment to tackle climate change. It agreed to: „ Make Worcestershire County Council, in all areas where it is directly responsible, carbon neutral by 2050, taking into account both…

… members of the community, such as the elderly, and on the environment, with particular stress on water supply, tree and wildlife survival and agriculture. It is important, in parallel to this carbon reduction plan, that the council addresses the risk climate change poses to council assets, services and the wider county. UK Government has established the National Climate Change Adaptation…

… district councils are now developing their own district wide climate change plans and aligning them with Worcestershire’s Energy Strategy below. Worcestershire County Council - Net Zero Carbon Plan 24 http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/downloads/file/10815/corporate_environmental_report_2019 http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20235/sustainability/1092…

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