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Maidstone Borough Council

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… to the Prime Minister. These are: • Investment in low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure • Supporting reskilling, retraining and research for a net-zero well-adapted economy • Upgrades to our homes to ensure they are ft for the future • Making it easy for people to walk, cycle and work remotely • Tree planting, peatland restoration, green spaces and other green infrastructure As well…

… food management helps to hold water in the landscape and release it more slowly, reducing both downstream fooding and the impact of drought. Heat islands are when built up areas are hotter than nearby rural areas, particularly at night. Trees and plants provide shade and cooling and reduce air temperatures during hot weather and reduce the heat island efect. Green roofs also reduce…

…. Planting trees and creating other habitats for wildlife was the most population action for the council to take in the Residents’ Survey. There was also support for leaving some verges to grow wild to provide useful habitat. At the land managers event many pledged to take action to enhance biodiversity on their land or by providing their expertise. The success of the “Go Green, Go Wild” campaign shows…

… available with current technology to reduce our carbon footprint. We will seek ways to ofset those emissions on new projects within the borough. These would focus on; • Reducing emissions by producing renewable power generation • Absorbing carbon by natural regeneration, tree planting and other ways that increase biodiversity We lease buildings across the borough and will work with lease holders…

… residents and local groups willingness to act to support biodiversity. Maidstone Borough Council will ensure we have the expertise and staf to coordinate work on biodiversity in the borough. We will: Require biodiversity net gain on new developments with an emphasis on semi open natural spaces Agree and implement a Biodiversity Strategy Implement a plan to increase tree cover by at least 46…

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