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West Devon Borough Council

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… are likely to experience rising sea levels, more frequent flooding, stronger storms, and more frequent heatwaves as a direct result of Climate Change. This will also adversely affect our wildlife and their habitats. In response to this West Devon Borough Council declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency on 21st May 2019, and has been working with partners to develop a set of aims and an action plan…

… environmentally friendly recovery and renewal. Because of this, this Strategy will sit alongside, and be complementary to, the Council’s emerging Recovery and Renewal Plan. The Council has committed to the following aims; 1. That the Council aim to reduce its organisational carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030; 2. That the Council commit to working with partners through the Devon Climate Emergency

… as an organisation in the right direction. We aim to be a carbon neutral organisation by 2030 and to have improved the habitats in our green and wooded open spaces by up to 10% by 2025” "For those things that are outside of our direct control, we have joined forces with the Devon Climate Emergency Response Group to support the creation of a Devon-wide plan, with the aim of Devon becoming carbon neutral…

… carbon electricity, major scale carbon capture, and storage. Organisations, Governments, and Local Councils around the world are responding to this by declaring a 'Climate Emergency' and committing to address this emergency. After Devon County Council declared a Climate Emergency on 21 February 2019, the Devon Emergency Response Group was formed, which will facilitate effective action across…

… a broad partnership and culminate in the production of the Devon Carbon Plan. West Devon Borough Council declared a Climate Change and Biodiversity Emergency and signed up to the Devon Climate Declaration, alongside a wide range of partners in 2019. During the opening statement at COP25, Secretary-General António Guterres had a stark warning: "The point of no return is no longer over the horizon…


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