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Newcastle-Under-Lyme District Council

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… of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere from human activity is changing the world’s climate and the planet is warming up. Rising global temperatures in the long-term will create more extreme and unpredictable weather changes, rising sea levels, severe flooding and reduced water availability, all of which pose significant risk to human health, wildlife and ecosystems. The Committee on Climate Change…

… with the Environment Agency on issues such as air quality, odours and flooding. Natural Environment • We are proud of our heritage in creating award-winning open spaces – we have been awarded 6 Green Flag Awards for the Boroughs Parks, Gardens and Cemeteries and will continue to work to this standard • We have an adopted Open Space Strategy and a Green Infrastructure Strate- gy which allows the Council to plan…

… the environment. 5. Biodiversity Protects Us Biodiversity makes the earth habitable. Biodiverse ecosystems provide nature-based solutions that buffer us from natural disasters such as floods and storms, filter our water and regenerate our soils. Protecting and restoring natural ecosystems is vital to fighting climate change. Nature-based solutions could provide 37% of the cost-effective CO2 mitigation…

… and protect local air quality, odours and flooding. • Support local food producers markets and local food production. • Support the development of a county-wide Air Quality Strategy. • Work with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to protect and restore wildlife habitats. Minimise waste and recycle more • Take an active role within the Staffordshire Joint Waste Management Board to support and progress…


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