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Three Rivers District Council

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… emissions by 2045 at the latest, in order to increase our chances of limiting global warming to the crucial 1.5ºC threshold outlined in the 2015 Paris Agreement. • The consultation responses highlighted that the original Strategy document did not sufficiently address the issue of climate adaptation. We have therefore revised the Strategy to include an additional section dedicated to ‘Adaptation…

…/a-sustainable-design-toolkit/technical-modules/climate-change-adaptation/ basic-principles.aspx 11 Current 2C 4C (1991- global global 2019) warming warming 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 ------- --------- 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 ------- --------- 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 ---------------- Current 2C 4C (1991-2019) global global warming warming 36.4C 38.2C 42.5C Current 2C 4C (1991…

… play a crucial role in addressing the climate crisis – research shows that forests, wetlands and grasslands can deliver at least 30% of the emissions reductions needed by 2030 to prevent climate catastrophe 25. Moreover, healthy soil can help mitigate climate change by storing carbon (soil sequesters three times as much carbon as the atmosphere), while also increasing our resilience…

… ppm 150 ppm 200 ppm 250 ppm 300 ppm 350 ppm 400 ppm World Source: EPICA Dome C CO₂ record (2015) & NOAA (2018) OurWorldInData.org/co2-and-other-greenhouse-gas-emissions • CC BY 5 5 Background - Why We Need This Strategy The Policy Context: The UK is a signatory to the 2015 Paris Agreement, a landmark piece of global climate change legislation which commits the international…

… community to substantially reduce global greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit global temperature rise this century to below 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Furthermore, the Agreement emphasises pursuing efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C in order to avoid dangerous climate change. The Significance of Limiting Warming to 1.5°C: Put simply, climate-related risks…

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