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Ribble Valley Borough Council

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… of between 10 and 20%. Why do we need to reduce our emissions? The accepted conclusion among scientists is that unless considerable reductions are made in greenhouse gas emissions soon, this could limit how effectively the impacts of climate change can be managed, and whether global warming can be controlled. Significant warming with substantial impact is already unavoidable. It is important…

… to prevent global warming reaching the “tipping point”. This is when polar ice caps, and frozen tundra melt, fundamentally changing ocean currents and releasing additional greenhouse gases into the atmosphere that will dangerously accelerate warming. Global Impact Globally, climate change will impact on sea levels, possibly leaving an additional 72 million people at risk from storm surges. Crops…

… the Council’s commitment and determination to ensure that the targets set nationally are achieved. These will be revised and monitored annually. Much of the climate change agenda is to ensure that everyone is aware of how they can make a positive contribution to reducing emissions and lessening the impacts of global warming. The Council as an organisation/ employer Ribble Valley Borough Council…

… declared that the UK will set a target of 68% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2030 and include this target in its commitments in the Paris agreement. To deliver on this commitment the importance of local authority climate change work will only increase from now and in to the future. The purpose of this strategy is to raise awareness of the issues surrounding climate change

… can also benefit from an improved environment. Ribble Valley Borough Council has shown its commitment to tackle climate change by agreeing a corporate objective of ‘to aspire to be a carbon neutral borough by 2030’ in the 2019-2023 Corporate Strategy. This strategy summarises the global, national and local needs for such action and what the Council will be doing during the next decade…


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