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Kirklees Council

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…, through events such as floods, wildfires, and heatwaves. As a result, we must not develop net-zero tunnel vision’ and ensure that we are also ‘Climate Ready’, meaning that we are prepared and able to reduce, absorb and quickly recover from the negative consequences of climate change. Local, collaborative climate action by all is essential to protect our environment and livelihoods for future…

… experiencing devastating impacts of 1˚C warming, which is only expected to get worse. The science is clear: we need urgent action to reduce our global carbon emissions to limit temperature rise to below 1.5˚C, preventing disastrous impacts in the longer-term. Kirklees has already experienced impacts on the natural and human systems through increased moorland fires, flood events and storms. Climate…

… societal, environmental, and economic benefits. By applying NBS within this Action Plan, Kirklees can help address the ‘twin-crises’ of biodiversity loss and climate change, including both emission reduction and building resilience to future hazards such as flooding, storms and extreme heat. Planetary Boundaries A long-standing concept outlining the nine planetary boundaries11 within which…


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