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North Ayrshire Council

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… interconnected and have a direct link to climate change. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Global Warming of 1.5ºC Report 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Global Warming of 1.5ºC Report 2018- emphasized the importance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C to avoid a climate crisis. N A TI O N A L Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland…

… with Public Sector Bodiesclimate change duties, to engage leaders and encourage action. In addition, the Council will continue to complete the annual Climate Change Assessment Tool, to facilitate discussion on corporate climate change performance, seeking continuous improvement in this area. Furthermore, the Council will peruse Adaptation Scotland’s Capability Framework, in order to improve…

…. Environmental Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy 2021-23 4 | P a g e Figure 1. Sustainability Venn Diagram GLOBAL WARMING Naturally occurring gases in the Earth’s atmosphere allow some of the sun’s radiation to be trapped, warming the Earth’s surface and maintaining a stable environment. This is the Greenhouse Effect and is depicted in Figure 2 below. However, as more…

… for Climate Change (IPCC) has advised that the world has until 2030 to reduce emissions before climate change impacts become irreversible. Environmental Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy 2021-23 6 | P a g e North Ayrshire Council acknowledges that rapid and far-reaching actions are required at the international, national, regional and local levels to limit global warming

… to 2019 recorded by NASA, NOAA, Berkeley Earth, and the Met Office Hadley Centre (UK). (Source: NASA: Climate Change and Global Warming, OUR VISION This document is the third Environmental Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy, building on the carbon reduction success of its predecessors. It establishes a new target: to reduce and remove emissions for North…


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