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London Borough of Newham

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…, introducing an emissions based parking scheme, to decarbonising all our Council buildings switching all our street lights to 100 percent renewable electricity, planting more trees, and transitioning our vehicle fleet to fully electric, we are making progress. Our approach to climate emergency is becoming ever more visible in Newham, and its impact will be felt for generations to come. As we…

… habitat areas. Through planting more trees in this area we will create a green corridor, connecting Barrington Open all the way through to Leigh Road Sports Ground. Our tree planting will continue with an additional 3,500 plus trees. This will increase canopy cover, helping to remove pollutants from the air, improve air quality, absorb carbon dioxide emissions, and reduce noise pollution. We…

… in-house to allow us to better direct improvements across our green spaces. We have already seen the benefits. Our tree planting programme has begun, permanently and positively transforming the character of our borough, contributing to air quality improvements and introducing more greening in our local neighbourhoods. Working with Trees for Cities and City Hall, our tree planting project kicked…

…-off in Beckton in 2020 with 9,000 saplings being planted. This alone will contribute towards increasing London’s tree canopy by 10 per cent by 2050. Together we have subsequently planted 712 trees in the Royal Docks area, 313 in wards with an insufficient tree canopy cover, and a further 288 trees planted on our highways and residential streets. Our Parks and Green Spaces Strategy and Plans…

… actions also contribute to the reduction of childhood obesity. TACKLING FOOD INSECURITY AND ENCOURAGING FOOD HABITS THAT ARE GOOD FOR PEOPLE’S HEALTH AND THE PLANET Food production and processing is a major driver of climate change. Meat-heavy diets produce almost twice as much CO2 as a diet based primarily on plant-based food. As a society, we cannot tackle the climate emergency without making…

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