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London Borough of Southwark

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change is already being felt across the globe. Meeting this challenge will require fundamental changes to how our societies, systems, and communities are organised, and this will impact on how we all live and work. 6. There is a strong scientific consensus on the need for action. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on Global Warming, published in October 2018…

… to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. A global emergency 4. The global challenge that climate change represents is unprecedented. 5. The warming climate due to human activity and emissions has led to rapid loss of biodiversity and damage to delicate ecosystems that threatens and impacts all life on Earth. This crisis is not something that any of us are insulated from, and the impact of climate

… all it can to reduce its own carbon and that produced by others in Southwark. Achieving this will be a massive challenge for the council, and will mean that we fundamentally need to change both the council’s and our communities’ approaches to many aspects of our lives and activities. But as the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows, not taking such action will have an even…

…, describes the enormous harm that a 2⁰C rise is likely to cause compared to a 1.5⁰C rise. Limiting Global Warming to 1.5⁰C may still be possible with ambitious action from national and sub-national authorities, civil society, the private sector, indigenous peoples and local communities. 7. The Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) stated that around 25…

…% of the world’s species are now at threat of extinction due to habitat loss and the effects of climate change. The Committee on Climate Change recently reported that there will have to be a quadrupling of low carbon electricity, major scale carbon capture and storage, and a radical change of land use to reach ‘carbon net zero’ by 2050. 8. There are a range of opinions on the pace required to meet…


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