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South Staffordshire Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… of all residents in the district. The Council has declared a climate emergency. This Climate Change Strategy sets out our commitment to local action on climate change. We expect to contribute by continuing to reduce carbon emissions and improve resilience to the effects of a changing climate and extreme weather events. The strategy recognises that our local contribution is part of a wider challenge…

… in the transition to a low carbon economy, strengthening business competitiveness, reducing flood risks and managing the impacts of extreme weather. Our Council is committed through its Community Leadership role to encouraging local people and businesses to be smarter about their energy use, deliver services that are resource efficient, ensure council buildings and operations use low carbon energy supplies…

weather conditions such as flash floods, storms and high winds, heatwaves, and a reduction in summer water availability. The Environment Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its first reading on 30 January 2020. (This is now subject to delay due to COVID-19.) The Bill seeks to address the environmental and climate crisis we are facing, and it utilises the opportunity for reform…

… impacts of our own activities. Work with partners to protect and enhance our local environment. Raise awareness and encourage our communities and businesses to reduce their impact on the environment. Page 4 Overview Climate change is a large-scale, long-term shift in the Earth’s weather patterns or average temperatures. In recent decades, changes in the climate have caused extreme

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