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Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council

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…, the need to accelerate action became clearer. Following the UN Emissions Gap Report 2018 some alarming facts were raised:   • Current global plans to reduce emissions by 2030 are not now sufficient to limit temperature increase to 1.5˚C   • Global emissions continue to grow and show now sign of peaking.   • Emissions by 2030 need to be 25% lower to remain on track to limit temperature increase…

…, and aiming for 1.5˚C.   • See global emissions peak and decline as soon as possible so that net zero emissions are achieved as close to 2050 as possible.      The UK was the first member state to commit to legally binding targets to reduce emissions by 80% by 2050 and, in May 2019, the UK committed to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.      In the years after the signing of the Paris Agreement…

… for reducing, as rapidly as possible, the carbon emissions resulting from the Council’s activities.     • Influence and inspire partners across the borough to help deliver this goal through all relevant strategies, plans and shared resources.  • Proactively include young people in the process, ensuring that they have a voice in shaping the future.   • Call on the UK Government to provide the powers…

…. This focuses on measures to reduce the carbon emissions and environmental impact of Gateshead Council as an organisation.    The Action Plan also sets out some of the things the council will do to help communities and local businesses make a positive difference to the climate change agenda.    The restrictions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic constrained the amount of engagement activity we were…

… by the council, our communities, and partners.  TRANSPORT   Transport is one of the biggest contributors of carbon emissions in Gateshead. A shift to low or zero-emissions vehicles has great potential to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.   Encouraging active travel (walking or cycling) and public transport as alternatives to private cars are important ways to reduce the environmental…

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