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St Albans City and District Council

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… that it wouldn’t have happened otherwise? The way to guard against this is (i) to only offset what you cannot reduce, and (ii) to use offsetting schemes that meet strict quality standards such as the ‘Gold Standard’. Offsets which meet Government criteria can be included within the Council’s greenhouse gas emissions report. Reductions can be noted as part of the net CO2 figure. The gross figure would still…

… to declare a Climate Emergency and do everything we can to reduce St Albans District carbon emissions to net zero by 2030. Climate change is already happening; we can no longer continue ‘business as usual’. In May 2019 the UK parliament became the first in the world to declare a climate emergency. The government has committed to reducing emissions to net zero by 2050. As a country we will all need…

… energy and consume materials and food. The Sustainability and Climate Crisis Action Plan (Appendix 1) sets out all the actions we have committed to taking that will reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions, save energy and water, minimise waste and pollution and enhance local habitats and green space. This is followed by our Climate Crisis Action Plan (Appendix 2) which focuses only on those…

… states that ‘climate-related risks to health, livelihoods, food security, water supply, human security, and economic growth are projected to increase with global warming of 1.5C and increase further with 2C’. Achieving ‘net zero’ means there is a balance between the emissions produced and the emissions taken out of the atmosphere. Under a net zero emissions scenario we reduce emissions

… infrastructure; active and public transport infrastructure; and carbon capture and storage (CCS). The costs of climate changes are likely to be substantially more expensive. Estimates suggest that the damage caused by going beyond 1.5C, would cost USD 15-38.5 trillion by 2100 (2.3-3.5% of Gross World Product).


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