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London Borough of Newham

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… Ar Quality Action Plan 2019 - 2024 In April, Newham Council declared a climate emergency and committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon net zero by 2050. Air Quality Action Plan 2019 – 2024 18th November 2019 London Borough of Newham, Air Quality Action…

… for the health and well- being of our residents. In April, we also declared a climate emergency because we’re committed to playing our part in addressing the greatest threat to humanity and the future of our planet. Becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon zero by 2050 is crucial, because as the United Nation's says: ‘Climate Change is the defining issue of our time and we are at a defining…

… environment and addressing the climate emergency is central to the council’s approach across a raft of transport, planning and development strategies covering: liveable neighbourhoods, regeneration, planning, urban design, housing delivery and our local economic growth plans. Embracing the principals of sustainable development and the green economy are also the key features of our Community Wealth…

… of our contribution to the Mayor of London’s transport strategy for the capital that will see 80 percent of journey’s in London done through these ways by 2042. Alongside declaring a climate emergency, we are also undertaking a review of the borough’s parking policy and the outcome of that will be published later this year. I’ve also established an Air Quality and Climate Change Task Force…

… it was created in 2009, the RE:NEW programme has saved over 47,000 tonnes of CO2 each year. The Council have committed to a ‘green audit’ of all Council services to give weight to environmental and sustainability impacts alongside cost and value for money. Full council has backed a motion for the Borough to become carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon zero by 2050. This is detailed in our ‘Climate


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