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East Cambridgeshire District Council

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… for building materials, loss of natural habitat, increased air pollution from power generation, unsustainable travel and the impact of agricultural pesticides on water quality and biodiversity. Saying ‘no’ to growth is not an option. There is a pressing need for new homes and infrastructure, but we recognise the need for sustainable growth such as minimising the need to travel, providing…

… of less than 10 tCO2e per annum, so it demonstrates just how high our emissions from transport are. 10 These reporting guidelines are based on internationally-recognised standards from the World Resources Institute and World Business Council for Sustainable Development: the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard…

… demands on its land and natural resources. By 2050 the world population is expected to rise from its current level of 7.7 billion to 9.8 billion1. There is global consensus that climate change poses significant risk to the health of the planet and its ability to sustain life. Local Authorities have a responsibility, both in their own activities and those undertaken with partners, as well…

sustainable transport options and reducing the carbon emissions from buildings, whilst enhancing natural assets through restoring local heritage, providing increased green spaces for people and nature and increasing tree planting to assist with shade and urban cooling. Imperatives for Action There are three clear imperatives for action, as outlined by the Global Commission for Adaptation, which…

… them and the lead groups responsible for their delivery. Actions are wide ranging, including on themes such as sustainable finance, engagement, energy, buildings, transport and nature. Cambridgeshire County Council Environment Strategy In February 2022, Cambridgeshire County Council published a refresh of its Environment Strategy3, describing the new Strategy as “our commitment to working…

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