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Slough Borough Council

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…. 2.4.3 Climate Emergency Declarations On 1st May 2019, the UK Parliament declared a Climate Emergency. Declaring a Climate Emergency is an acknowledgment of the risks posed to humanity by climate change and the urgent need for action to prevent human caused climate change. The movement has emerged since October 2018 following the publication of a landmark Intergovernmental…

… Panel on Climate Change report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre- industrial levels.8 Originated in Australia, the movement spread to the UK in November 2018 when Bristol City Council became the first UK local authority to declare a Climate Emergency. Since then, over half of the UK’s principal authorities have declared Climate Emergencies and set targets to become…

… notes the UK Government and Local Government Association’s declaration of a national ‘climate emergency’, recognises that there is a growing urgency for national and international action to combat climate change, and commits to developing a Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan that will address the causes and consequences of climate change in Slough by tackling 5 key objectives…


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