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West Lothian Council

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… the increase to 1.5 °C, recognising that this would substantially reduce the risks and impacts of climate change. Following on from the Paris Agreement, the IPCC was invited to provide a Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. Amongst other findings, the report concluded that global warming is likely to reach 1.5°C between 2030 and 2052 if it continues…

… for Sustainable Development, and each goal has targets and indicators that UN member states are expected to use in setting their agendas over the next 15 years. Climate Change is at the core of how many of these goals can be delivered and as such, tackling climate change is essential for achieving sustainable development for all. West Lothian Council - Climate Change Strategy6 UN Sustainable Development…

… reduction of snow and ice cover, and changes in atmospheric and ocean circulation and regional weather patterns, which influence seasonal rainfall conditions. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sets out the following established facts: Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.2°C of global warming above pre- industrial levels; It is likely…

… with it, since the time of the Industrial Revolution; Climate change is already affecting every inhabited region across the globe with human influence contributing to many observed changes in weather and climate extremes; and Projected changes in extremes are larger in frequency and intensity with every additional increment of global warming. 1.3 Science of Climate Change

… resources, new business and employment opportunities, supporting healthier, more sustainable lifestyles and making our communities more resilient. The strategy aims to make sure West Lothian is best placed to benefit from these opportunities. No single person or organisation can tackle climate change alone, so we are asking our partners, businesses, community groups and individuals to embrace…

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