Search inside documents

Search method
Document type

Search results for "climate change"

Including 8 closely related terms such as global warming, future climate change, and climate change.

1 result

Dorset Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

…, the first truly global effort to reduce carbon emissions, which aims to rap- idly cut greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, to keep global warming below 2oC. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report which suggested that we could limit global warming to 1.5°C, and that the previous target of 2°C would have catastrophic impacts to health…

… The International Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) has noted that we would have only a 66% chance of keeping global warming under 1.5°C, if the world kept to a global car- bon budget of about 420 giga (i.e. billion) tonnes of greenhouse gases (tCO2e). The world is currently emitting at around 55 billion tCO2e per year, which means that this budget of 420 billion tonnes would be used up…

…, organisations, and partners, in order to further develop our plans and initiatives to achieve a carbon neutral Dorset. / 04 “Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale. Our greatest threat in thousands of yearsClimate Change” Sir David Attenborough This is a national and global issue. However, Dorset will need to play our part. In response, Dorset Council declared a Climate

…. By addressing one of these emergencies, we also address the other and we would wish to strive for integrated solutions. We must also recognise that climate change is already happening and, even if we are successful in drastically curbing carbon emissions in Dorset, nationally and across the world, climate change will contin- ue to impact on our lives. We therefore need to build resilience to cur…

…- rent and future climate change as an integral part of our overall ap- proach. Throughout this strategy, we highlight many of these issues and key areas of action that are required to adapt to climate change. Our approach to achieving carbon neutrality must also be integrated within wider sustainability goals. Many of the actions required to tackle carbon emissions will have wider co-benefits…


This is a new service – your feedback will help us improve it.