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Manchester City Council

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… supplies of energy and an understanding of how they can help to reduce local flood risk and exposure to heat stress. • Resilience to a changing climate – the city’s communities, public sector, businesses and third sector will become increasingly resilient to the changing climate. • Zero carbon – Manchester will adopt and stay within a scientifically robust carbon budget that is consistent…

… to climate change in Manchester and other cities. Manchester businesses will sell the products and expertise needed to help Manchester and other cities to decarbonise. Healthy communities Healthy workers have higher rates of productivity and lower absence rates. Healthy citizens are more resilient to flood risk and heat stress. Healthy citizens are able to participate fully…

…. INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT GLOBAL COMMITMENT Global average CO2 concentrations are now at over 400 parts per million, rainfall and floods that were originally expected only once every 100 hundred years have hit towns and cities two, three and more times over the last decade, and we have seen historical temperature records broken for 15 of the last 16 years. We now have clear and unequivocal evidence…

… and water, and nature is flourishing, supporting our wellbeing and protecting the city from flooding and heat stress. Our excellent schools, colleges and universities are providing Manchester’s young people with the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm they need to succeed in a decarbonised world. Partnerships between our educational organisations and businesses are providing routes for students…

… in activities that will reduce CO2, individually, and as part of community activities. Resilience to climate change Resilience of the city, its infrastructure, its workers, and supply chains, to flooding and heat stress, will help ensure businesses can continue to prosper in a changing climate. Manchester businesses will profit from selling the products and expertise needed to help make…

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