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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… STRATEGY 2019-202424 sustainable methods such as electric vehicles and, where feasible, use of cargo bikes will be encouraged. We will work with contracted providers to ensure that carbon emissions data is provided where it counts towards the Council’s carbon neutral target, which will give us a more accurate picture of our carbon emissions as an organisation. We will work with the Joint…

… on the planet and society. On the 1st May 2019 the House of Commons passed a motion declaring a national climate change emergency, following on from climate change emergency declarations by both the Welsh and Scottish governments. On 28th November 2019 the European Parliament declared a global “climate and environmental emergency”, urged all EU countries to commit to net zero greenhouse gas emissions

…, and to minimise its environmental impact by cutting carbon emissions, waste and pollution. On 9 July 2019, we declared a climate emergency. While many solutions to climate change will need to be tackled at a national or international level, all levels of government, communities, businesses and individuals have a role to play in addressing climate change. In declaring a climate emergency, Richmond…

… the average global temperature in 2100 could reach 2.5°C to 7.8°C above late 19th century levels if no action is taken to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Climate change is already affecting the UK and other countries around the world. For example, in the UK: • the average sea level is rising by 3mm per year and could increase by 12 to 76cm by the end of the century (compared to 1990 levels…

… greenhouse gas emissions continue to grow unmitigated throughout the 21st century. Richmond’s environment is a vital component of the character of the borough. More than two thirds of its land is protected by either open space or conservation area status and this contributes greatly to the quality of life for residents, workers and visitors. In addition, Richmond is the only London borough…


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