Climate Action Declaration

Our Commitment

In adopting the United Nations Sports for Climate Action Framework Wiltshire Tennis recognises that:

the Paris Agreement represents a global response to the scientific consensus that human activity is causing global average temperatures to rise at unprecedented rates;
the goals agreed in the Paris Agreement translate to reaching climate neutrality in the second half of the twenty-first century. Sports organisations need to take an active part in contributing to the realisation of these goals.
delivering on the climate agenda also contributes to the broader Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development,
all sports organisations, regardless of size or geography, have opportunities to take actions that will result in a measurable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions;
actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions are consistent have multiple synergies and co-benefits with, among other things, expanding economic opportunity and securing livelihoods, using resources more efficiently, driving economic competitiveness and innovation, strengthening environmental, social and economic resilience in the face of increasing climate impacts;
sports have a unique power to inspire a wider societal change that embraces a low-carbon future and keeps the planet safe for future generations. 


In adopting the Sports for Climate Action initiative we support the goals of the Paris Agreement in limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and affirm through the adoption of five key principles:

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