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City of York Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… Signatories Page | 4 Executive Summary “A prosperous, progressive, and sustainable city, giving the highest priority to the wellbeing of its residents, whilst protecting the fabric and culture of this world-famous historic city.” Climate change is the greatest threat facing our planet1. In York, we lead the way; in 2019, The City of York Council declared a climate emergency

… ambition and whether we need to adapt or strengthen any areas to keep us on track to becoming a net zero and climate resilient city; a city fit for the future. Page | 7 Section 1: Background The Need for Action A Climate Emergency In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a special report on Global Warming3, describing…

… the devastating impact a global temperature rise of 2°C would have on our planet and the importance of limiting warming to 1.5°C. In response, the UK has committed to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. In 2019, the council declared a Climate Emergency and set an ambition for York to be net zero carbon by 2030. York recognises its place as a leader on climate action. Since 2005…

… 2019 Climate Emergency Declaration. March 2019 – York Declared Climate Emergency Sept 2019 – Creation of Climate Change Policy Scrutiny Committee Sept 2020 – Net Zero Roadmap produced Dec 2020 – Launch of York Climate Commission May 2021 – Development of York Climate Change Strategy June 2021 – Our Big Conversation Phase 1 July 2021 – Stakeholder roundtables Oct 2021 – First…


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