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Wolverhampton City Council

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… striking included: • The success the UK energy sector has had in reducing emissions • The large contributions that business and transport make to CO2 emissions • The fact that UK residents are still a significant contributor to emissions (15%), and one of the only groups to increase carbon emissions between 2017-2018 “If we don’t act now, what’s the future generation got to look forward…

… point of view… we’re limited to what we can do to change our habits. The big companies have the resources, the money [to change].” • The cost of making changes to their lives • e.g. driving lower emission vehicles, using more sustainable energy suppliers • The availability of tools for change: • e.g. alternative modes of transport, sources of information about what companies are greener…

… change plans and activity should be communicated clearly and widely 2 1 3 4 Activities should be genuinely sustainable and/or effective at reducing carbon emissions The cost impact of actions on residents and the council should be considered The council should be transparent about its plans and associated costs 5 6 7 Some plans should have an immediate impact in order to motivate…

emissions 7 Residents felt this principle could be met by: Thinking through policies in detail to unexpected, negative knock-on effects on carbon emissions Working with experts and keeping abreast of new innovations in green technology when thinking about what action to take on climate change Avoiding actions that have purely ‘symbolic’ value and have little actual impact on reducing emissions

… on the principles, there were 4 which were seen as the most important 39BritainThinks | Private and Confidential 1. The cost impact of actions on residents and the council should be considered 2. Activities should be genuinely sustainable and/or effective at reducing carbon emissions 3. The ‘ask’ should be appropriate to people’s abilities and needs - actions should be achievable and realistic 4…

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