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Slough Borough Council

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… 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN Slough Borough Council | Executive Summary 4 The need to act It is now widely agreed that climate change poses an unprecedented threat, and that action is required across all aspects of society. Most recently, scientists in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) stated that a 1.5°C increase in average global…

… place across all levels of society, including locally, where authorities can use their influencing powers to facilitate action. Since the impacts of climate change are already being felt, action to adapt to these impacts is also necessary. Climate action offers potential social and economic benefits and could support our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Slough’s Climate Change

… Commitment In 2019, Slough Borough Council (“SBC" or “the Council”) declared a motion on climate change, recognising the growing urgency for emission reductions and climate adaptation action across the borough. Following this, the Council set an ambition for the borough to be carbon neutral by 2040, with a stretch target of 2030. The council also committed to supporting council services…

… industrial processes (10.9%) and waste management (0.7%). The natural environment, including the Slough’s trees and ecosystems, can absorb carbon from the atmosphere, and contribute to a net reduction in emissions (-0.2%). Understanding GHG emissions sources in this way is valuable in helping us to target emissions reduction actions. 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY AND ACTION…

… of other renewable technologies 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY AND ACTION PLAN Slough Borough Council | Executive Summary 6 Implementing the actions The Council cannot achieve the actions set out in the plan on its own and will need input from residents, businesses and other organisations across the borough. Actions in the plan are divided into those for which the council…

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