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London Borough of Lewisham

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… 1 Lewisham Climate Emergency Strategic Action Plan 2020-2030 2 Joint Foreword by the Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, Cabinet Lead, Sophie McGeevor, and the Young Mayor, Femi Komolafe Society faces a climate and ecological crisis that is the legacy of a generation of inaction. The declaration…

… of a Climate Emergency by Lewisham Council, and hundreds of other organisations up and down the country, is the first step in answer to the call for a new response to this crisis. The difference in the impetus for change is that this call for action has come from citizens, and particularly from young people, internationally, but also here in the borough. Collectively we have an obligation to future…

… warmer, we will feel healthier, and we will live in places designed for people with green spaces teeming with life. Action on climate change also has the power to create a renaissance in the British economy. Across the country millions of jobs could be created and Lewisham is already home to some of the most exciting businesses in the green economy. To meet the Climate Emergency

… the investment required is huge, a minimum of £1.6bn over 10 years. But the cost of not acting is predicted to be even higher. We are incredibly proud that Lewisham is at the forefront of councils responding to the climate emergency and believe this Action Plan sets the path for the borough to be carbon neutral by 2030 and ensure we will leave a greener, better Lewisham for future generations. March…

… A: Communications Strategy P53 Annex B: Carbon Offset Fund P57 Annex C: Evidence Base Detail (published separately) Lewisham Council is fully committed to tackling the climate emergency. The scale of the crisis is unprecedented and we do not underestimate the challenge we face, but our ambition and determination to act is unrivalled. The climate emergency is relevant for all of our services and we…


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