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North Somerset Council

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… by record-breaking storms and record high temperatures. Three years ago, North Somerset Council declared a climate emergency and we followed this up with a Climate Emergency Strategy that commits us to addressing the causes and consequences of climate change. Our aim is to be a carbon neutral council and a carbon neutral area by 2030. In 2020, the council recognised we are also facing a nature

… North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan N O R T H S O M E R S E T C O U N C I L Climate Emergency Action Plan Contents Foreword 3 Introduction 5 A changing world 8 Why are we calling this an emergency? 9 The co-benefits of climate action 11 Governance 14 Community 15 Finance 17 Emissions for the North Somerset…

… area 19 Emissions for North Somerset Council 23 Action Plan 25 Glossary 52 North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 2 Imagine if by 2030, Our air was far less dirty. What would this look like to you? Would the sea be a deeper blue? Would the roads emit a hum, Of electric vehicles as they run? Imagine if by 2030, Our air was far less dirty. And our children knew we had…

emergency and need to take urgent action to halt the loss of biodiversity. Since then, the council has published a Green Infrastructure Strategy to support nature recovery across the region. Of course, so much has changed since we adopted our Climate Emergency Strategy. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a pre-existing direction of travel with regard remote and hybrid working and our use…

… a healthier and happier place to live and work. North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 3 Bridget Petty Executive Member for Climate Emergency and Engagement Our world is changing around us, with increasing temperatures, extreme weather and risks to property, health, wildlife habitats, and food production. I’m committed to acting on climate change because while I am scared, I…


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