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Selby District Council

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… on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established an international treaty in 1992 to combat “dangerous human interference with the climate system”. Most prominently in recent years, The Paris Agreement 2016 was agreed as a legally binding international treaty on climate change, signed and agreed to by 196 nations at the Conference of Parties meeting in 2015. The treaty commits these nations to limit global warming…

… to well below 2°C and preferably below 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels[footnoteRef:8]. [8: The Paris Agreement | UNFCCC] The recently published report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in August 2021 only underlines the importance of acting now and showing local leadership. The COP26 UN Climate Summit to take place in Glasgow in November 2021 will consider this report…


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