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Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council

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… ever before. Worryingly, this is a pattern that is also being seen across the world as extreme weather events are on the rise. This is a direct result of climate change. The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is warning of crop losses and water scarcity across Europe if we don’t act soon. We also know now that solving this problem doesn’t mean going back to the stone age. Clean energy…

… and with roofs designed to maximise the opportunity for solar electricity and hot water systems. They also need to have low-carbon heating and be built to protect us from extreme weather, like heatwaves. We know from experience that insulating a home while it’s being built costs significantly less than retrofitting it later. It is unfair to load that cost and inconvenience onto the purchasers…

… department has a key role to play. We will ensure that zero carbon homes and neighbourhoods become the standard in Calderdale and that they are built to protect us from extreme weather, aiming for all new builds to be 10% carbon positive by 2025 or sooner. The Climate Action Partnership will also work with the whole supply chain to make sure new buildings, retrofits and extensions are climate…


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