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Royal Borough of Greenwich

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… others to play their part. Energy how our energy is generated, distributed, and used. We need to source more from clean renewable sources and help build businesses that create local renewable energy cap £ DR AF T 4 2Where we are now DR AF T 4 Box 1: The impacts of climate change Human activity has caused around 1°C of global warming above pre-industrial levels so far…

… we face vary a lot depending on how much warming there is. For example: • At 1.5°C of global warming, we can expect one summer per century in which there is no sea ice in the Arctic; but • At 2°C global warming, it is likely to happen at least once per decade. 2.1 Climate Change, greenhouse gas emissions and going “carbon neutral” Why do greenhouse gas emissions matter…

… in tackling climate change. It can also help us to adapt to the changing climate, providing co- benefits of flood protection and temperature regulation within cities. Progress so far • We have planted around 1800 trees since 2018, making good progress towards our target of 2022 trees by 2022. • Planting projects have included small community orchards. In addition to increasing climate

… each make will decide if we succeed in averting dangerous climate change. How we travel, how we use energy at home, what we buy and the waste we create all play a big part. The Council will work to make changing what we do more attractive, by improving infrastructure and helping people understand the options. However, individuals need to take part too if we are going to avoid…

… a global Climate Change catastrophe. We need you to help shape this Plan. By having your say you can help to build a coalition of individuals and organisations, to work together to set us on the path to becoming carbon neutral. 4 Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan 2021- 2030 DR AF T 4 Greenwich Carbon Neutral Plan 2021- 2030 5 The Plan: The Carbon Neutral Plan sets out what we need to do…


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