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Reading Borough Council

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… investment priorities for the economic recovery: • Low carbon retrofits and buildings that are fit for the future: the Committee highlighted new employment and reskilling opportunities if Governments support a national plan to renovate buildings and construct new housing to the highest standards of energy and water efficiency, to begin the shift to low carbon heating systems, and to protect against…

… workforce, able to install smart low carbon heating systems and to make homes comfortable; and to design, manufacture and use low carbon products and materials. • Leading a move towards positive behaviours: the Committee argued there is a window for Government to reinforce the ‘climate-positive’ behaviours that have emerged during the lockdown, including increased remote working, cycling…

…. Many extreme events are being made more likely due to climate change • Sensitive ecosystems, such as coral reefs, are being damaged due to extreme heat • Animals on the land and the ocean are shifting their territories in response to climate change The world is moving towards a low carbon future, reducing some risks. We are currently on track for around 3°C of warming by 2100. The world…

… contributed to causing it, and its leadership can have an international impact. Innovation has driven down the costs of key technologies such as offshore wind and battery storage. Some costs to consumers, such as increased heating bills, can be offset by cheaper transport costs (thanks to a widespread shift to electric vehicles) and cheaper electricity bills (thanks to low cost renewable…

… emissions by 2050 Wales: -95% by 2050 8 2.3 The local context: Reading’s carbon footprint Reading produces over 500 kilo-tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually (2018 figures). As the pie chart shows, around 36% of this ‘carbon footprint’ arises from industrial and commercial activity, 40% from domestic sources (heating, lighting and appliances) and 21% from transport. Reading’s per…

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