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Norfolk County Council

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… and climate adaptation. 18 The UK response Climate mitigation In 2015, nearly 200 governments from around the world signed the Paris Agreement. This recognised the need to accelerate actions and investment to combat climate change. A legally binding target was set by signatories to “limit global warming to well below 2, preferably 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels”. In 2019…

…, our staff, partners and local businesses of the action NCC is taking to tackle climate change across Norfolk. 3. Help guide our action in the coming years on our journey to net zero and adapting services to address the impacts of climate change. 15 Climate change in brief What is climate change? Climate change refers to the changes in global weather patterns driven by global warming

… intensified the naturally occurring greenhouse gas effect, trapping more heat than would naturally be the case. This is leading to global warming and causing a shift in weather patterns, which we term climate change. 16 Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the most significant greenhouse gas as it is emitted in greatest quantity by human activity and remains in the atmosphere for hundreds of years. Other…

… in brief 15 The UK response 18 Impacts of climate change on the UK and Norfolk 20 Our commitment to tackling climate change 23 What we can influence 24 Our strategic approach 26 Policy and strategy alignment 27 Governance and reporting 29 Funding climate action 30 Our Council’s carbon footprint 35 Norfolk’s carbon footprint 37 Focus area 1: Reduce our estate emissions 39 Focus area 2: Reduce…

… on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that human activities have caused 1.0oC of global warming since pre-industrial times and this is likely to reach 1.5 °C between 2030 and 2052. While this does not sound like a big change, even small changes to global temperatures bring big shifts in weather patterns with significant impacts for people and nature. These include4: • Global sea-level has risen by about…


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