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Scottish Borders Council

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… Goals and in September 2020 declared a Climate Emergency. This commitment and declaration frame the climate challenge we face. They give impetus to the Race to Zero by SBC members, employees, and partners to reach a Net Zero destination and to transition to a low carbon economy by 2045 and to avoid a catastrophic level of ‘runawayclimate change. Robert Swann the polar explorer said…

… on a prioritised consumption basis and secure adaptation to those impacts which cannot be readily mitigated by emissions reduction. 2.1 The rationale behind our CC Route Map is 3-fold: 1 Having a crystal-clear acceptance of climate change - Evidence that global warming and thereby climate change effects are indisputable, because:  The evidence is clear sometimes tragically so. Storms Ciara…

… is that speaking up about these challenges is the only way to break any inertia to making changes. SBC has a commitment to strengthen its resilience and capacity and that of its partners to adapt to adverse climate change impacts across the region. We need to know more about the risks we face so we can best direct our resources and energies into mitigating their effects and protecting the vulnerable…

… 1 OUR CLIMATE CHANGE ROUTE MAP (CCRM) For The SCOTTISH BORDERS Scottish Borders Council June 2021 2 Contents CLIMATE CHANGE ROUTE MAP - INTRODUCTION Page Section I A starter for 10. Why is Net Zero necessary and what is it? II Path to 2045? Living with climate change in the Scottish Borders…

… III At a glance – CC Route Map Scope IV At a glance – CC Route Map Facts CLIMATE CHANGE ROUTE MAP 1.0 Our Race to Zero 2.0 Why a Climate Change Route Map? 3.0 Climate Change Route Map – Development  Working together  Leading from the front  Talking openly about climate risk and our vulnerabilities  Strategic environmental assessment  Scottish Borders’ emissions…

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