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Manchester City Council

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… to climate change Despite the increased international efforts to tackle climate change, we recognise that the world’s climate is already changing and that adaptation is required to protect the city’s people. We are committed to ensuring that climate change adaptation, including green and blue infrastructure, is included in new developments and across Council owned buildings and land. Further work…

… Manchester City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2020-2025 1. What is the purpose of this plan? This document sets out Manchester City Council’s commitments to tackling climate change over the next 5 years and builds on previous action plans over the last decade. The Council, alongside a number of other strategic partners in the city…

… heat and 184–270 million additional people to water scarcity if global temperatures rise by 2°C, compared with a 1.5°C scenario (Page 4 and page 213: Hoegh-Guldberg et al., 2018. Impacts of 1.5°C global warming on natural and human systems). The world is now clearly in the midst of a climate and ecological emergency and there is now a unanimous consensus from the scientific community…

… with our environment. Above all, it will involve a collective leadership and shared ambition to deal with this challenge head on. The Council takes this challenge seriously and has been acting to tackle climate change for over a decade. In 2009, we played an integral role when residents, businesses and other organisations came together to produce the first ever climate change strategy for the city…

… to become zero carbon by 2038 at the latest. We recognise that limiting CO2 emissions is not enough. Depending on how successful the world is at reducing emissions, global temperatures by 2100 are likely to rise by between 1.5°C and 4°C above pre-industrial levels. As such, we need to accept that some level of change is inevitable. Climate change is happening now and we need to assess the risks…

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