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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… on the planet and society. On the 1st May 2019 the House of Commons passed a motion declaring a national climate change emergency, following on from climate change emergency declarations by both the Welsh and Scottish governments. On 28th November 2019 the European Parliament declared a globalclimate and environmental emergency”, urged all EU countries to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions…

… by 2050 and asked the European Commission to ensure that all relevant legislative and budgetary proposals are fully aligned with the objective of limiting global warming to under 1.5 °C. We have committed to becoming a Council that takes robust action to tackle the local and global threat of climate change, both internally and in partnership with local organisations and residents…

… that straddles the Thames, making it at risk of flooding but also meaning limited crossing points and transport around the borough. 5 Global Warming of 1.5 ºC. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. https://www.ipcc.ch/sr15/ LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-20248 Summer Temperature Winter Temperature Summer Precipitation Winter…

change, with the risk of “tipping points” or points of no return, has begun to be more widely appreciated. A revision of the Council’s Climate Strategy of 2008 has been overdue for strengthening for some time and what follows is an attempt, with targets, to set out, what the Council plans to do and some of things residents can do both to reduce climate change impact and to mitigate its effect. We…

…, Environment, Sustainability, Culture and Sport Committee LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-20244 INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT There is a global consensus that we must take urgent action to tackle climate change before irreparable damage is done to our environment, which would have huge knock-on impacts for society and for the other species with which…

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