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North Northamptonshire Council

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… to address climate change, a number of grassroots movements formed in 2018; Extinction Rebellion, Youth Climate Strikes, UK Climate Emergency Network and Campaign against Climate Change. These movements have received significant publicity and have applied pressure on governments to prioritise action to address the climate crisis. In addition, 11,000 scientists from 153 countries declared a climate

… the necessary provision of low carbon energy, support business energy efficiency, support water supply and flood risk plans, support the implementation of the 25 Year Environment Plan and more. More recently, following the IPCC reports, UK Parliament’s declaration of a climate emergency in June 2019 and pressure from grass roots organisations, a number of local authorities in Northamptonshire have…

… declared climate emergencies and committed to the target of becoming ‘carbon neutral’ by 2030 – twenty years earlier than the UK target of 2050. Those that have declared a climate emergency to date include Northamptonshire County Council, Northampton Borough Council, Daventry District Council, Corby Borough Council and Kettering Borough Council. Whilst this partnership Strategy continues…

emergency, in a letter published in 2019 in Bioscience. They state “Despite 40 years of global climate negotiations, with few exceptions, we have generally conducted business as usual and have largely failed to address this predicament”11 2.2. Central government policy and greenhouse gas emission targets Until recently the national target for the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions was an 80…


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