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Lewes District Council

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… report Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy Introduction 3 In July 2019 we declared a climate emergency. The main purpose of this is was to commit to becoming carbon net zero and fully climate resilient by 2030. In some ways it was an easy thing to do; climate…

… Communities 2150 Project in 2012 which was a community partnership brought together to communicate the risks of climate change to communities along the coast and the Ouse Valley. The partnership approaches which had formed over the years were essentially ended by the 2008 recession as resources focused on sustainability and climate change diminished. With the declaration of the climate emergency

… partnerships we will have enabled the district as a whole to progress to net zero carbon and to address the ecological emergency. Lewes District is a mix of urban and rural communities, coast and countryside, modern and historic buildings, agricultural and industrial businesses. We have a beautiful district but it can be congested at times, it contains pollution hotspots particularly in Newhaven…

… faced with the urgent and common threat posed by the Coronavirus pandemic. We need to translate this urgency to tackling the climate change and ecological emergency. Although climate change will occur and impact on our lives we have a small window in which to reduce the more severe impacts of climate change, as long as we act now to cut emissions and prepare our communities for some…

… impacts, and the ability to sequester and store carbon. Committing to nature-based solutions is essential for our recovery from the current Covid-19 crisis, and to better avoid future pandemics promoting healthy, thriving and resilient communities for the future. The ‘Declaration of the Climate Emergency’ is our public statement that work the Council and others, locally and nationally…


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