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Westminster City Council

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… to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5 degrees to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. To achieve this, global emissions must reach net zero by 2050. Westminster City Council declared a climate emergency in September 2019 and committed to achieving net zero carbon emission from council operations by 2030 and across the city by 2040. The ambitious level of change required…

… 1 Co-creating a climate action plan for a zero carbon city Summary 2 3 Notes Net zero is the balance between the emissions we produce and those we remove through emission saving activities and carbon offsetting. We will achieve net zero when the amount of emissions we produce is equal to or less than those we take away. CLIMATE CHANGE

… to meet this target will affect almost every aspect of our daily lives. It is vital we work together to create a climate emergency action plan that reflects the priorities of all those who live, work and study in Westminster. By tackling climate change, we will achieve many benefits including lower energy bills, better health and wellbeing, improvements to our surrounding environment and a city…

…. Just over half of all homes in Westminster have an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of D or lower, with a further 31% being C-rated. Vision Residents, workers and visitors actively adopt behaviours that reduce their carbon impact and communities work together as part of a city-wide partnership to tackle climate change. Recommendations Recommendation Example actions Raise awareness…

… a new waste strategy. 1 Census 2011 8 9 Organisations and economy Emissions from non-domestic buildings represent a high proportion of our emissions and tackling enegy consumtion and fuel usage will be vital in tackling climate change. The large number of listed buildings and significant conservation area coverage pose large challenges for the city as it seeks to reduce energy use…


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