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Leeds Pipes, a new district heating network that will use the waste heat generated from the Cross Green incinerator (the RERF), will bring to one of the most deprived areas of Leeds, with 31 tower blocks benefitting from cheaper fuel bills, reducing the city's emissions by 22,000 tonnes of CO2.
The first of thousands of trees has been planted in the upper River Aire catchment area in a bid to prevent "future catastrophic floods" in Leeds. Cllr Judith Blake, leader of Leeds City Council, planted the first tree at a pilot site in Gargrave, near Skipton, as part of a natural flood management scheme. See the LeedsLive video and interviews
Creating a positive and influential vision of a low carbon Leeds is essential to organisational uptake of measures to reduce emissions, a Leeds Climate Commission survey has found. The survey on communications and engagement showed that a lack of time, information, and resources all present barriers – but that having an inspiring vision to rally around would help to catalyse action.