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London Borough of Tower Hamlets

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… emissions in Tower Hamlets have a positive effect on other important issues. For example: • Improved air quality – phasing out of petrol and diesel powered vehicles on our roads and gas boilers in our buildings will reduce local air pollution. This will result in improved health of the population, a reduction in avoidable premature deaths and savings for the NHS. • Fuel poverty / housing…

… health / equality – improving the energy efficiency of homes also reduces fuel poverty, reduces inequality and improves health. • Job creation – commitment to climate change mitigation and adaptation will create new and sustainable jobs. • Green infrastructure / biodiversity – Preserving green space and creating more woodlands and wetlands not only acts as a significant carbon sink, it also…

… unavoidable emissions from very hard to treat sectors such as certain industry niches. However the technology is unproven, expensive and must not be relied upon to justify business as usual. Fuel poverty benefits of reducing emissions The role of offset changes over time. Initially it can be used to fund projects for carbon reduction that might otherwise not have taken place. By 2040 to 2050…

… change can be made, for limiting climate change within tolerable boundaries – is rapidly narrowing.” IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land More walking and cycling Better urban planning Less respiratory disease Better health and quality of life Fuel poverty affects 1 in 10 households in the UK. Solutions to fuel poverty, can also be solutions to climate change…

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