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Staffordshire County Council

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… emissions - Reduce our overall carbon impact - Increase utilisation of renewable energy Air Quality Improve the health of individuals through improved air quality - Increase sustainable travel - Reduce travel by fossil fuel vehicles - Improve infrastructure for more sustainable travel Natural Environment - Flood prevention/mitigation - Adapt to climate change - Carbon sequestration Behaviour…

… will enhance the quality of life and well-being for our residents and provide a sustainable economy for businesses. Staffordshire’s climate change risks For Staffordshire, climate change is likely to mean warmer wetter winters and hotter drier summers with more extreme weather events such as greater flooding and heatwaves. These changes are already being experienced, for example, in just 12…

… months between September 2019 – September 2020 the Council completed 70 formal flood investigations (an investigation being generally where 5 or more properties flooded internally). The previous f ive years no more than 5 investigations were required in this period. Each year the Council monitors its carbon emissions. Buildings, waste and transport are the highest emitters and reducing…


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