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Monmouthshire County Council

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… temperatures bring increased risks to our communities and are causing long-term and potentially irreversible damage to our planet’s eco-systems, with significant local impacts such as flooding and loss of species.1 By 2030 this council aspires to reduce its net carbon emissions to zero while continuing to deliver important local services to our communities. Carbon emissions from fossil fuels are one…

… to see multiple local benefits from moving to a lower carbon society:  Lower energy bills for residents and businesses  Better air quality and the resulting health benefits  Shorter commuting times between home, work and school  Increased use of active travel like walking and cycling which can help improve peoples’ health  Less damage to the local environment from drought, floods

… are sustainable and resilient to the impacts of climate change. With an increase in winter rainfall and rising sea levels, flooding is likely to increase, and this will be a particular concern in parts of Monmouthshire. Much of the work to co-ordinate emergency responses is organised through the Gwent Local Resilience Forum (LRF). We will continue to work with partners on the LRF to make sure that we…

… are prepared for severe weather events. If you live somewhere prone to flooding, make sure you know what to do. Find out more at Keeping tabs on how we are doing It is important that we know whether the actions we will be taking to reduce climate change are making a difference to our emissions. We can measure how much…

… will be collated every three months and reported to the working group to make sure that we are making good progress. 10 Our Commitment to Action Addressing climate change will require collaboration and the commitment of many people. We are determined to play our part and the actions…


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