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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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… from residual waste Travelling Lightly Reduce emissions from transport and increase active travel Capture more carbon Basis for change Work with landowners to plant more trees and protect and enhance natural carbon stores Work with residents and partners to raise awareness of and to take action to tackle climate change Identify a Climate Emergency Champion and provide regular reports…

… be balanced by schemes to offset an equivalent amount of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, such as planting trees to capture and store carbon dioxide. 1 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Special Report Global Warming of 1.5 ºC (2018) CLIMATE EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN | 4 INTRODUCTION…

… to a climate-friendly borough » Lean and clean – To use energy more efficiently and generate more locally from renewable sources; cut waste and improve recycling » Travelling lightly – To make and facilitate the transition to cleaner, greener fuels and more active travel; » Capturing more carbon – To store carbon naturally by increasing tree cover, protecting soils and enhancing natural habitats. We…

plant by 2030. In 2019, the Council granted planning permission for an Energy to Waste plant to be constructed in Lower Darwen. The plant will generate enough electricity to power every home in the borough. Between 2014 and 2016 the Council replaced 17,500 street lamps in the Borough with LEDs, cutting primary electricity consumption by 5 million kilowatt hours (62%) and CO2 emissions by 2,600…

… renewable sources; cut waste and improve recycling. • Travelling lightly – To make and facilitate the transition to cleaner, greener fuels and more active travel. • Capturing more carbon – To store carbon naturally by increasing tree cover, protecting soils and enhancing natural habitats. To provide the basis for change we must aim for: • Wider understanding of the climate emergency • Stronger…

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