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Cotswold District Council

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…, there may be pressure to move Gloucestershire towards a unitary authority. The risk is two-fold; in the medium term is the uncertainty that any such change introduces to the long-term stability of CDC as a decision maker on local policy and a counterparty to low carbon projects, and in the longer term the potential for a future unitary authority to dilute the low carbon ambition expressed by CDC…

… transport strategy, green economic development plan and other means will seek to get ahead of, and make sure that the district can be a net beneficiary of, the profound changes that are necessary across all of society. The opportunities for the district may include, for example, new employment in businesses servicing new green industries such as whole-house retrofit of low carbon technology

… with the virus. If the kind of short term changes we have made to adapt to the virus become permanent, it will affect many aspects of how we live, shop, travel and work, and therefore will change the assumptions underpinning the investment case for low carbon projects. Many uncertainties hang over how and whether Covid-19 it can be defeated. These include the eventual uptake rate of a vaccine…

…- 10_BriefingCOP25_WarmingProjectionsGlobalUpdate_Dec2019.pdf Cotswold District Council Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-2030 12 Figure 1: Paris agreement likely overshoot ( 4.2 UK progress on tackling climate change The Committee on Climate Change 2020 annual report to Parliament4 makes clear that, whilst the UK has met its carbon budgets in previous years, it is not on track to meet future ones…

…. This is exacerbated by the tightening of the UK’s carbon reduction target to net zero by 2050 since earlier carbon budgets were set. The report shows that only a limited number of steps have been taken over the past year to support the transition to a net-zero economy and improve the UK’s resilience to the impacts of climate change, and much remains to be done. Regarding the challenge of post-Covid…


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