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East Dunbartonshire Council

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… means that, even if we reduce future emissions, changes in weather patterns are expected to increase due to carbon that has been released in the past, creating a need to adapt to inevitable climate change. Work will be undertaken to better understand the likely impacts, on service providers and users and on the wider community, arising from changes in weather patterns, and action will be taken…

… legal responsibilities and targets. In creating Public Bodies Duties, the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 gave a clear message about the role of councils and public sector partners in addressing climate change and acting sustainably. This was echoed at the Paris Climate Change Conference in December 2015, where countries of the world united in an agreement to avoid dangerous climate change

…, the interactions between environmental change and its social and economic effects will become a more pressing policy consideration and one which demands new and innovative solutions. This Sustainability and Climate Change Framework (SCCF) sets the context for a strategic, cross-Council approach to sustainability from 2016-2021, bringing key stakeholders together to agree on a set of actions that will fulfil…

… objectives: Environmental Zero Carbon: Reducing Carbon Emissions Use of fossil fuels releases carbon, forming a layer which traps heat and contributes to temperature rises with consequent changes in weather patterns, creating challenges for the survival and wellbeing of species. To mitigate climate change, carbon reduction will be pursued by applying the energy hierarchy5, especially in relation…

… decomposition. It also contributes to the achievement of sustainable substances, as reducing the amount of materials used and waste generated will reduce the amount of inorganic, non-biodegradable substances. • Reversing biodiversity decline can contribute to carbon reduction by increasing absorption of CO2 and also supports climate change adaptation by providing water attenuation and protection from…


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