This word is thrown around almost daily now, but the steps towards achieving it are not specific and not tangible. It is at least talked about, the reducing and ultimately eliminating carbon dioxide emissions.
Decarbonisation is an essential task for the future of our world.
The first step is making us ‘consciously incompetent’ as a world in this regard, next we need to switch to the next stage of being ‘consciously competent’ by putting actual actions in place to work towards and achieving specific goals.
To be fair urban planners, councils and governments are committing to the goals. The welsh government declared a climate emergency on the 29th of April 2019 to galvanise and trigger action across Wales to meet the challenge. On the 1st of May 2019, the National Assembly for Wales became the first parliament in the world to pass a climate change emergency declaration, and the next step is to increase legislative targets. The UK aims to reach net-zero by 2050. The UK government will not be enough to tackle the climate emergency. You only need to visit major cities like London and New York to realise that Wales ambitions are just a tiny part of the bigger picture.