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Why we exist

Across the UK, the impact of Climate change is felt through fluctuating weather, hotter temperatures, and pollution. By taking action now, we can protect people's health, the environment, and make sure Leeds stays a great place to live for future generations. 

To tackle these impacts, it is important to know the difference between Global warming and Climate Change: 

Global warming refers to how much the Earth's surface temperature is rising. 

Climate change is the effect of global warming on the average temperatures and weather patterns. While natural factors like changes in the sun's activity or volcanic eruptions can contribute to these shifts, human activities, particularly the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and gas, have been the primary cause of climate change since the 1800s.

The world faces a climate emergency - at a local, national and global scale.

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The climate emergency demands urgent, transformative action.

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