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Leicester City Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… • The council increasing the efficiency of its buildings and homes and making sure that new buildings on its land are low carbon • Planting more trees and providing quality green spaces locally • Education on the Climate Emergency, especially in schools Concerns One of the main concerns was that proposals could have unintended negative impacts, particularly on the less well-off and small businesses…

… are provided too. • New buildings are designed for a changing climate – to keep cool in heatwaves and use less water. • Tree cover and biodiversity increases, with new trees and green spaces being part and parcel of development. Careful management keeps the tree stock healthy and addresses the threat of disease. • Sustainable drainage to slow down and store rainwater, so development doesn’t add…

… of climate change and what they can do to help. • Everyone well-informed about climate-friendly options for food, consumer goods and travel. • Climate-friendly foods affordable and widely available. Much bigger role for plant-based ingredients. • More items repaired or passed on. Long-lasting, low-packaged products favoured over disposable ones. • High levels of recycling and composting…

… and a successful economy – while protecting the environment and conserving natural resources. Aligns with, and helps to implement, the Climate Emergency Strategy through actions to reduce food waste and the ecological footprint of the food system – including its carbon emissions. Updated plan for 2020-2025 to be published in 2020 on the council website. Leicester Tree Strategy 2018-2023 Guides…

… the council in sustaining and increasing our tree stock as well as helping us to improve the quality of the city’s trees. The Climate Emergency Strategy identifies the important role of trees in making the city resilient to a changing climate and in retaining carbon stored in trees and soils. The Tree Strategy provides the approach to realising these benefits in our management of trees. Available…

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