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Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

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… gas emissions by 2050. Keeping below 1.5ºC requires massive and rapid change with deep emissions reductions in all sectors. Since the 2015 Paris Agreement, which committed signatories to hold global warming to below 2.0°C above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C, a special report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published in 2018…

… outlined a pressing need to hold global warming at 1.5°C against pre-industrial levels to mitigate risks associated with climate change. Source: Committee on Climate ChangeSource: Committee on Climate Change Source: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 1.5° INTRODUCTION: Page 10 INTRODUCTION: Page 11 NEWCASTLE’S NET ZERO VISION In achieving Newcastle’s Net Zero status, the carbon…

… that trap heat. There are seven main GHGs that contribute to climate change, as covered by the UNFCC's Kyoto Protocol - they are: • Carbon dioxide (CO2) • Methane (CH4) • Nitrous oxide (N2O) • Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) • Perfluorocarbons (PFCs) • Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) • Nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) Each GHG has differing warming impacts depending on how long they remain in the atmosphere and how…

…:// INTRODUCTION: Page 8 INTRODUCTION: Page 9 NEWCASTLE’S CLIMATE EMERGENCY On 3 April 2019, Newcastle City Council declared a Climate Emer- gency. The Climate Emergency declaration made the commitment to create a new Climate Change Strategy with the aim of achieving Net Zero status by 2030 and to establish a Climate Change

… Pensions Fund continue to lobby for further disinvestment in fossil fuels • Report to Council as soon as possible on the actions the Cabi net will take to address this emergency Human activity has already caused irreversible climate change; the impacts of which are being felt around the world and here in New- castle. Since pre-industrial times, human activities have caused approxi- mately 1ºC…


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