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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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… to 2˚C, and 55% lower to limit the increase to 1.5˚C.   GATESHEAD’S RESPONSE  To play our part in responding to the global challenge of climate change, Gateshead Council declared a Climate Emergency at its Council meeting on 23 May 2019. In doing so, the council committed to:  • Make the Council’s activities carbon neutral by 2030    • Achieve 100% clean energy across the Council’s full…

… for reducing, as rapidly as possible, the carbon emissions resulting from the Council’s activities.     • Influence and inspire partners across the borough to help deliver this goal through all relevant strategies, plans and shared resources.  • Proactively include young people in the process, ensuring that they have a voice in shaping the future.   • Call on the UK Government to provide the powers…

… is available here (link awaited). Our action plan has been shaped by the comments we have received so far.    The action plan sets out specific actions that will be taken forward with relevant services in the Council. However, our ambitions require commitment across all of the council’s operations and we will be endeavouring to make sure that all of the Council policies and activities have regard…

….    *FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF ACTIONS: PLEASE GO TO PAGE 15 ENERGY AND HEAT   Establishing renewable or low-carbon sources of heat and power for our homes, commercial premises and public buildings will make an important contribution to cutting borough-wide carbon emissions.   New technologies are emerging and developing that allow us to use renewable sources of electricity, and alternatives to natural gas…

… as we recover from the effects of Covid-19.     We intend to: *  • Work with local businesses to help them to reduce their carbon and environmental footprint and take new opportunities in the ‘green economy’  • Develop the Council’s planning policies to support sustainable construction, enhancement of the natural environment and sustainable transport  • Seek government funding to support…

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