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South Derbyshire District Council

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… climate change? In 1992, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) set up global targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the Kyoto Protocol in 1997 and most recently the Paris agreement in 2015, of which the UK is a signatory. The Paris Agreement set out to: “keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels…

… declared a Climate Emergency in June 2019 in support of these aims. The 2015 Paris Agreement developed the concept of ‘carbon budgets’ for all countries. In September 2019 this data was published as carbon budgets for all council administrative areas across the UK. This data has highlighted the urgency for action. The data for the area of South Derbyshire states: “If CO2 emissions remain…

… been produced to ensure that ecological affects are covered within the Council’s future actions.…


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