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Wyre Council

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… .........................................................................................................73 Objective 7: Waste...................................................................................................................79 Objective 8: Adaptation ............................................................................................................84 Appendix 1: Climate emergency declaration…

… declared a Climate Emergency and make a unanimous, cross-party commitment to cut our emissions. This strategy outlines how we plan to tackle climate change by reducing our emissions, both internally and in collaboration with key stakeholders within the community. We have broken this down into eight objectives that we plan to target, including buildings, transport, our council processes…

… to sea level rise1. As a council, we declared a Climate Emergency in July 2019 - committing to urgent action to reduce our emissions within Wyre and protect our community from the threats caused by climate change (Appendix 1). What we want to achieve As part of our commitment, we have created this Climate Change Strategy to outline how we plan to reduce our levels of pollution locally…

… the climate emergency seem like a distant threat. However, in reality the impacts are far closer to home, as households in Wyre are some of the most at risk of rising sea levels in the UK1. Key trends In Wyre and across the UK, the risks of climate change are listed in five key trends: Rainfall and flooding A warmer atmosphere can hold more water, meaning we will experience heavier downpours…

… impact on future generations. Whilst young people will have contributed the least to climate change, they will bear the burden of the severe impacts during their lifetimes. Involving young people in decision-making to help shape the future they grow up in, is therefore key to this strategy. 18 Ecological emergency Alongside the impacts of climate change, we are also…

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