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Gloucester City Council

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… that development responds, mitigates and minimises its impact on climate change through sustainable design and construction, addressing flood risk and encouraging the use of sustainable forms of transport, making the most of existing infrastructure’. As such it includes policies on: electric charging points, building standards, renewable energy and flood management. Our private sector housing team works…

… of the Cotswolds escarpment and within the tidal reach of the Severn Estuary, we are going to have to do more to ensure that residents and business manage their flood risk most effectively. 3.14 Transport Transport accounts for around a third of UK carbon emissions, and this does not even include those arising from aviation. Emissions can be reduced by the use of electric cars, but by far the most…

…, as with planning, there are boundaries often set by Government as to what can and cannot be achieved through local regulatory change. 3.19 Co-benefits There are many ancillary benefits to Climate Change mitigation and adaption projects. Less traffic means better air quality and more pleasant environment. Flood management projects such as SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) will have biodiversity…

… management (often with community input) and in particular with regard to flood management through the creation and adoption of a number of important flood management schemes. 4.0 Social Value Considerations 4.1 Climate Change will impact on all levels of society; as such we need to do as much as we can by leading by example and reducing our emissions, we also need to ensure that we are prepared…

… in increased carbon emissions of the Council and the City as a whole. While on a global level this may be judged as insignificant, we have a moral duty to lead by example and it is paramount that at every level carbon emissions are reduced. Doing nothing would also lead Gloucester to become more open to climate change shocks such as flooding and extreme temperatures. 6.2 A ‘do more’ option would mean…

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