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City of York Council

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… and decisions over the decade ahead. Across the city, our beautiful built heritage is energy intensive, and our Roman and Viking roads were not built for modern traffic. Today’s ways of living and working further add to the challenges of reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, cutting carbon emissions, and making us more resilient in the presence of increasingly frequent and severe weather events

… emissions 3.5 Futureproof infrastructure Waste 4.1 Reduce amount of waste 4.2 Increase reuse, repair and recycling rates 4.3 Move towards a circular economy Natural Environment 6.1 Increase tree planting 6.2 Increase carbon storage 6.3 Promote sustainable land management 6.4 Reduce the impacts of extreme weather events and climate risks Commercial & Industrial 5.1…

… experiencing. Globally, the past five years have been the hottest on record since 1850. In the UK, we will experience warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers5. Extreme weather events are also predicted to increase. In our recent history, York has experience of extreme weather events, with flooding being a particular issue. That is why the city’s Local Flood Risk Management Strategy6 sets…

… Reducing our carbon emissions is crucial to limiting the potential impacts from climate change, but we are already experiencing changes to our climate and an increase in local extreme weather events. As the world warms, the UK is likely to have hotter, drier summers and warmer, wetter winters. Extreme weather events such as heatwaves and heavy downpours could become more frequent and more intense…

…) Increase the share of vehicles on the road that are electric or hybrid 3.4 Reduce freight emissions Decrease the overall distance and fuel usage of freight vehicles 3.5 Futureproof infrastructure Ensure our transport infrastructure can withstand extreme weather events Where we are Where we need to be in 2030 In 2011, the average distance travelled to work in York was 9.8…


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