Tuesday, 29 March 2011

Cities Impact on Climate Change

A new report has been released by the UN on the impact our urban environments have on climate change.  More than 50% of the world population now lives in urban community.  (Renjith Krishnan / FreeDigitalPhotos.net)
While rural Yorkshire seems remote from city life "Consumption is carried out at an individual level; energy consumption is also an individual choice. This is why local governments and communities can a big role, even when their national governments do not accept or acknowledge the challenges." 

Here in the Diocese of York we have a big role to play.   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12881779

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