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Slough Borough Council

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… to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. It also aims to strengthen countries’ ability to deal with the impacts of climate change and support them in their efforts. 6UK Passes Net Zero by 2050 law: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-becomes-first-major-economy-to-pass-net-zero-emissions-law 7WRI, Glossary of terms: https…

… be a range of extremely severe and potentially irreversible impacts. Source: Climate Change Explained DECC website https://www.gov.uk/guidance/climate- change-explained#climate-change-now 2.4 National Policy Drivers 2.4.1 The Climate Change Act and Net Zero The UK Government considers that global warming must be limited to no more than a 2°C temperature rise above…

… Panel on Climate Change report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre- industrial levels.8 Originated in Australia, the movement spread to the UK in November 2018 when Bristol City Council became the first UK local authority to declare a Climate Emergency. Since then, over half of the UK’s principal authorities have declared Climate Emergencies and set targets to become…

… energy and causing the Earth, and in particular the oceans, to warm. Heating of the oceans accounts for over nine-tenths of the trapped energy. Scientists have known about this greenhouse effect since the 19th Century. The higher the amounts of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the warmer the Earth becomes. Recent climate change is happening largely as a result of this warming…

… food crops such as wheat, rice and maize. In tropical and temperate regions, climate change without adaptation will have a negative impact on these crops for local temperature increases of 2°C or more, although some individual locations may benefit. Overall, we expect that warming will cause more negative effects than positive ones on crop production. At higher levels of warming this will cause…

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