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Gedling Borough Council

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… “Climate change has been identified as one of humanity’s greatest threats. If we continue on our current pathway, we will witness irreversible changes to the earth’s climate system that will pose a severe threat to humanity and life on earth. Following the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2015, a legally binding international treaty which seeks to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C above pre…

… a negative impact on health and 1 IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report: Climate Change 2014 2 Met Office UK extreme events - Heatwaves 6 other local services, disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable residents in society. For example, elderly people may be more likely to experience detrimental physical impacts such as the worsening of symptoms…

… to see climate action prioritised in the economic recovery emerging from the pandemic4. By reducing our emissions rapidly, we can dampen the worst impacts caused by climate change and avoid catastrophic warming. In light of the scientific evidence and legislative context, it is crucial that as a local authority we play a leading role in driving emissions reductions borough wide in order to limit…

future climatic changes, through the incorporation of green infrastructure, which in turn, will enhance the resilience of communities to extreme events. Priority 2: Transport Aside from contributing to almost a quarter of the borough’s carbon emissions, transport is the main cause of air pollution in urban areas. This is associated with a number of adverse health impacts, being a contributing…

… are passionate about seeing environmental change can help us achieve our ambitions borough wide and drive change across the other generations. We are exploring options to establish a Climate Emergency Youth Forum to ensure representation of the younger generations. We also intend on training members of staff within the council who will be able to share knowledge and insights, visiting the borough’s schools…

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