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A Window of Opportunity?

Posted On: 12 Apr 2021   |   Posted By: Click on Wales

The pandemic understandably continues to be at the forefront of everyone's minds, and whilst responding to the crisis remains imperative, it is also important that public sector organisations do not lose sight of their responsibility to tackle the ongoing and evolving threat of climate change.
It has been widely acknowledged that climate-led investments will play a key role in rebuilding the country and its economy post-COVID-19. A ‘green economic recovery,' will encourage innovation within green industries, stimulating employment within these sectors, and help to shape a more environmentally friendly future.
The Welsh Government has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and a carbon neutral public sector by 2030 , goals that can be supported by utilising such investments and acting now.
Additionally, the UK is set to host one of the largest international climate change summits - the UN Climate Change Conference - for the first time in November 2021, and with this in mind, Wales has a...

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