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Dover District Council

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… of at least 80% by 2050 against the 1990 baseline. Paris Agreement 2015 Requires countries to work together in limiting global temperature rise to below 2 degrees as recognised by the IPCC to limit the risks and impacts of climate change. 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2015) Sets out the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it recognises the interconnection between economic…

… has different levels of control and influence, and indeed areas of concern regarding emission reduction, protection of the environment and meeting the challenges and opportunities of a changing climate. This strategy also recognises the inter- relationship and interdependence with the wider areas of sustainability and environmental protection. Climate change, sustainability

…, and environmental action are not the same thing, but neither are they competing ideas. Sustainability cannot be achieved without dealing with climate change or environmental action. The solutions to climate change must be economically, socially and environmentally sustainable. It is also important to remember that it is necessary to take action to: - a) reduce the severity of climate change b) deal…

… in discharging the Councils statutory functions, improving the health and wellbeing of our residents and contributing to the sustainable economic development of the district. • The need to embed environmental sustainability into the effective and efficient running of Council services • The evolving legal and statutory duties placed on the Council regarding the environment and the national response…

… at all aspects of the Council’s work. From the way we heat our buildings, to our supply chain, and from how we travel in the district, to how we support local residents and businesses. Because we also want to help you live and work more sustainably. We aspire for the whole district to be carbon neutral by 2050. This will, of course, take time. But we now have a far greater understanding…


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