TITLE

CITIES DECLARE

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Ecologist;Dec2007/Jan2008, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that eight English cities have set targets to cut their own carbon footprints and tackle climate change. Birmingham, Bristol, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, Nottingham, Liverpool and Manchester have promised to meet or exceed a 60 percent reduction in carbon emissions by 2050. Under the declaration, the cities also agreed to require the public and private sector to build climate impact considerations into their procurement, transport, housing, waste, water and land-use decisions.
ACCESSION #
28026288

 

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