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Aberdeen City Council

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…, the city’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan, to deliver a city-wide climate change programme. We need to adapt… The global climate is changing and this is expected to accelerate in coming decades. For Aberdeen this will mean warmer, wetter winters; hotter, drier summers; a rise in sea level; and less snow, ice and frost.1 This framework sets the direction for adaptation, with priorities, goals and action

… • Woodside Primary School • Friends of Seaton Park • 2050 Climate Group Aligning with Powering Aberdeen Powering Aberdeen6 is Aberdeen’s Sustainable Energy Action Plan, aiming to improve energy efficiency and increase uptake of alternative technologies in the city. Reducing emissions, is essential to limit the impact of climate change. However, there will still be change. So…

… strategies. A co-ordinated approach to adaptation can help deliver wider city outcomes outcomes including: • The Community Planning Partnership, Local Outcome Improvement Plan, includes a climate change outcome to reduce emissions and adapt. Adaptation actions support the delivery of outcomes under people, place…

Derbyshire County Council

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…, outlining an approach to tackle climate change and improve the environment, which can be adopted by all partners across the county. A summary of the Framework and its outline structure is set out in section 5.1. The Framework will allow relevant strategies and action plans to be adaptive over time and respond to research findings, technological developments and cultural and economic changes as they occur…

…. The Framework does not encompass actions to adapt to a changing climate which will be addressed in a separate document. 9 PUBLIC 5.1 Environment and Climate Change Framework Overarching Framework Environment and Climate

Change Risk Assessment and Adaptation Framework (planned 2020- onwards) 11 PUBLIC 6 Key strategies The Framework sets out the key strategies which partners will develop and implement to achieve collective ambitions. Together these strategies will tackle climate change

North Lanarkshire Council

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… on 5 priorities with outcomes driven by clear aims and supported by clear actions. The Carbon Management Plan 2019-2022 contributes to the delivery of The Plan for North Lanarkshire and enables the council to act: • in the way best calculated to contribute to delivery of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act's emissions reduction targets; Carbon Management Plan 2019-2022…

… with the law and that public money is safeguarded, properly accounted for, and used efficiently and effectively. Elected Members and senior officers are responsible for implementing the governance arrangements and the framework is assessed on an annual basis to ensure ongoing effectiveness and compliance. 3 climate change Carbon Management Plan 2019-2022…

… for the duration of the plan. From 2006/07-2015/16 the council reduced its carbon footprint by 26%. In 2015/16 a new baseline was identified with a targeted reduction of 9,987 carbon tonnes to be achieved by 31 March 2019. Progress against the carbon reduction target has been monitored on an annual basis via the Public Sector Climate Change Duties Report. The final position will be reported via this mechanism…

West Oxfordshire District Council

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… revolution to deliver local benefit. In line with the commitments set out in the Council Plan (2020-2024), this Climate Change Strategy (“Strategy”) has been developed as the framework for how the Council’s priorities for climate action across the district, for 2021-2025, can be achieved. In 2020, we saw change few could have imagined. In what is widely regarded as a fast-paced and quickly evolving…

… on the natural environment. The Prime Minister has also, in 2020, noted it as a “defining year of climate action” for the planet in discussion ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), and recently published The Ten-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution1. The UK government will, in the coming months, develop strategies for how it intends to deliver The Ten-Point Plan

….” Figure 1: Members of the Cross-Party Climate Action Working Group. This leadership is illustrated in The Council Plan 2020-20242 and Local Recovery Plan, October 20203. Both include Climate Action as a key theme and commit to: Leading the way in protecting and enhancing the environment by taking action locally on climate change and biodiversity. As part of delivering the Council’s strategic priorities…

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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…. Alongside these building blocks will be two newly created groups - a Traford Climate This action plan will focus on resources, themes and initiatives which require more Change and Air Quality Commission and a Traford Climate Emergency Resident’s Panel, development in order for us to achieve our carbon neutral targets. supporting a Traford Citizen’s Assembly, where…

…Carbon Neutral Action Plan December 2020 1 www.traford.gov.uk Contents 1 Foreword 2 Introduction 3 Current Traford Profle 4 Carbon Neutrality 5 Carbon Neutral Framework 6 Governance and Engagement Action Plan 1 Governance, Engagement and Collaboration 2 Production and Consumption of Resources 3…

… target 5 Year Environment Plan; Clean Air Plan in the 2008 Climate Change Act, which was revised in 2019 to a 100% Local Industrial Strategy reduction in emissions by 2050. Work and Skills Strategy…

South Ayrshire Council

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… ......................................................................................................................................... 8 2.2.1 National Performance Framework ........................................................................................ 8 2.2.2 Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 .................................................................................... 10 2.2.3 Climate Change Plan (2018-2032…

… our community partners to work with us – businesses, the wider public sector, and communities. Douglas Campbell, Council Leader and Eileen Howat, Chief Executive 3|Page 1. Introduction This strategy sets out how South Ayrshire Council aims to further sustainable development and tackle climate change over the next five years. It provides a strategic framework with clear outcomes and actions to drive…

… progress. The strategy draws together relevant commitments from other council strategies and plans into one coherent framework, demonstrating that delivering the strategy will be a collective responsibility of the Council. The strategy builds on the Council’s early adoption of the Climate Change Declaration Commitment1 in 2007 and broadens the context to explore how the council can contribute to the UN…

Somerset West and Taunton Council

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…Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience Plan Framework Document January 2020 Version Purpose Date 1 Draft Framework for Climate Change 27/09/2019 Member Working Group and Scrutiny Committee Agenda 2 Draft Framework for Executive Committee 14/10/2019 Agenda taking account of comments from Member Working Group…

… in starting the conversations on how things need to change, taking action where it can, supporting and enabling others to play their parts, and lobbying Government and other actors to make necessary changes. This Framework Document is the first step in the process – it begins to identify the core issues for the Plan to cover, the key risks to the district, and what our action/delivery plan might look…

… of the climate emergency improves. It will also identify the barriers to achieving this target which are posed by issues outside of our control as a local authority and as a local area. It will form a platform for us to lobby Government and other parties to take the necessary actions to change policies, investments, funding and powers so that the targets can be achieved. The purpose of this initial Framework

West Dunbartonshire Council

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… and Energy Efficiency Strategy NPF National Performance Framework NPF4 National Planning Framework 4 PV Photovoltaic I am delighted to introduce West Dunbartonshire’s West Dunbartonshire Council’s approach to RPP3 Climate Change Plan: third report on proposals and policies 2018-2032 new Climate Change Strategy, which…

…. the way we operate as a Local Authority, ULEV Ultra-low Emission Vehicle integrating climate change mitigation, adaptation UNFCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change It is vital that we take action now and play our and sustainability measures…

… and operations are responsible a mandatory climate change report to Scottish for approximately 44% of our carbon footprint; Government (SG) on an annual basis, detailing 47% of our overall footprint results from the the actions planned to reduce our environmental waste and recycling of West Dunbartonshire (both impacts. This Strategy…

Copeland Borough Council

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… ........................................................................................................... 12 Monitoring .................................................................................................................................... 12 Climate Action Plan Introduction Copeland Borough Council (“the Council”) recognises that climate change represents a human-made threat and is already having far-reaching, irreversible effects on populations, places, economies, society…

… to support the transition towards a zero-carbon Copeland. What is a Climate Action Plan? This Climate Action Plan (“the Plan”) implements the Council’s Climate & Environment Policy (“the Policy”). This is an action-focused document outlining plans to change the way we operate to take greater consideration of sustainability and to immediately reduce our footprint across the organisation. Why Now…

… emissions This understanding provides a guide as to where to target emissions reduction interventions. 2 Climate Action Plan The Climate Action Plan Our Plan is transparent and open to challenge – we are on this journey as a society, and we welcome input, support and partnership in taking meaningful steps against climate change. The plan is divided…

Sunderland City Council

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… the built environment, green economy, low we are already seeing changes as a result Page 1 Sunderland Low Carbon Action Plan December 2020 carbon energy generation and storage, consumption and waste, low carbon and active transport. The Low Carbon Framework

… of the Framework and Council to achieve its ambition of being adoption of the Action Plan, will be to Carbon Neutral. develop the necessary data and intelligence systems to accurately monitor progress and To deliver the Council’s commitments, help prioritise activities to take forward…

… decade Sunderland has the development of the Sunderland Low accelerating. 2019 was the second warmest responded to the climate change crisis in a Carbon Framework. year on record, according to the World number of ways and taken steps to reduce Meteorological Organization. its carbon emissions. However, as a city we…

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… our carbon emissions and mitigating the impacts change agenda is reported on regularly and given and acts as a framework to drive forward the delivery of climate change. For each area we highlight the the full level of scrutiny it deserves. An annual of the actions already identified in those plans as importance of the issues, current performance, Climate Emergency…

… reduce carbon emissions. We will ensure Richmond legislation, have a framework to set robust targets, and sustainable way, minimising the carbon impact of is able to plan, measure and respond proactively to have identified key actions we need deliver and have the money we spend and ensure that our staff have the effects of climate change and the implications of the resources in place…

… a climate emergency, Richmond highlighted the need for immediate and decisive Council rejects the idea that such a declaration is action to address the causes of climate change We have committed to becoming a Council that takes a symbolic gesture and will give substance to its and to plan for the impacts it will likely have…

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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…. Climate emergency declaration 4 It is vital we take local action to address this global threat, reducing emissions that cause climate change and air pollution. This is a key, cross-council issue, reflected in Strategy preparation 4 our current Council Plan. Policy background 5 I also consider that action

…, is causing destruction, emissions which have increased air pollution). as well as recognising the immediate threat that • Develop an action plan and milestones to achieve death, displaced communities, biodiversity loss and Although the main focus of the strategy is tackling a changing climate means for us and future emissions reductions within the council’s…

… control huge economic damage. Unless action is taken climate change, it sets out an approach to tackle generations. In doing so the council resolved to: as well as how to work with other institutions, quickly then these events are predicted to get worse these issues, as well as providing a framework for including…

Staffordshire County Council

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… of the Green Economy within Staffordshire. Reviewing our progress Carbon Emissions will be monitored each year to track our progress to net zero and be used to inform the annual climate change action plan. Our performance, achievements and areas for improvement will be summarised each year through an annual report. These annual reports will also highlight…

… properties Climate Change Action Plan. Staffordshire County Council Carbon Emissions by Area of Operation from the 2018/2019 Financial Year Building - Gas Consumption 17% Home to School Transport 18% LPG…

Climate Strategic Change Development Framework Climate Strategic Change Development Framework Forward “Climate change is a huge issue which impacts all of us, both now and in the future. It is crucial that we take steps now to tackle climate change and its effects, so we can all look forward…

East Dunbartonshire Council

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… Biodiversity Action Plan LED Light-Emitting Diode IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change LDP Local Development Plan LNCS Local Nature Conservation Site LNR Local Nature Reserve LOIP Local Outcome Improvement Plan LTS Local Transport Strategy NSEA Net Scottish Emissions Account OSS Open Space Strategy PDF Policy Development Framework PMO Programme Management Office PPS…

… that are included in the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets) (Scotland) Act 2019, including the need for a 75% reduction in emissions by 2030, a 90% reduction by 2040 and net-zero by 2045; this is a significant increase from the current target of an 80% reduction by 2050. The Dynamic Action Plan associated with this Framework will also allow the Council to rise to the challenge by committing to actions

… allowed us to build on existing good practice by planning, delivering and realising the benefits – to the organisation and to the communities – of various programmes of joined-up action on environmental, social and economic priorities. The work that has been done to respond to climate change is particularly important, given the ongoing issues associated with global warming. By delivering projects…

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Climate Change Action Governance, Monitoring & Measuring up to the Planning Responsibility Climate Challenge “PROTECTING OUR FUTURE TOGETHER” This report was prepared by the Environment Directorate of Wigan Council with support from wider internal services as well as external stakeholders. 2…

… The Climate Change Strategy is one of several ambitious together as priorities for Our People, Our Place and Our plans for our borough, planning the urgent action required Future. to meet our important priorities. At the heart of our strategic vision sits our corporate strategy. The Deal 2030 It was identified by our residents, community groups and provides a unifying strategy for the whole…

… strategies provided a strategic framework of background evidence and information, which has helped inform the direction for the Climate Change Strategy. 12 Table 2: Links between the Climate Change Strategy and other Strategy Aim and link to Climate Change Strategy Wigan Local Plan The Core Strategy looks forward to 2026 and leads the regeneration of our…

Isle of Anglesey County Council

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…. Page 19 of 26 OFFICIAL 7.0 Monitoring and Reporting Monitoring of progress in respect of the actions will be ongoing over the term of the Plan and, given the range of actions proposed, will involve feedback from all County Council Services to which the actions apply. Regular monitoring will allow flexibility in terms of addressing changing priorities or meeting…

… to these identified key objectives in relation to the natural environment and legislative requirements, Isle of Anglesey County Council’s first Biodiversity Plan seeks to meet the responsibilities placed upon it in this respect by setting out realistic, deliverable and measurable actions to enhance the Island’s biodiversity and establish a clear framework by which to measure progress and identify areas where…

… the challenge set by a decline in species and habitat, much of which may be accelerated by the climate change we are currently experiencing, but also for our own social, economic and cultural well-being. ………………………………………………………………………………………… IACC Leader ………………………………………………………………………………………… Planning & Public Protection Portfolio Holder/Environmental Champion January 2021…

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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… ecosystem functions must therefore be a key element of any strategy to address climate change. 1.3 Why have a Council Strategy / Action Plan

… that by 2020, 40% of electricity will be from low-carbon sources, nuclear, clean coal and renewable energy generation. The UK Renewable Energy Road Map (2011), published jointly by the four UK administrations in July 2011, outlined a plan of action to accelerate renewable energy deployment while driving down costs. 2.1.4 The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has recently released a report entitled ‘Land Use…

… Introduction 3 1.1 Background 3 1.2 What is 'Decarbonisation' and 'Renewable Energy'? 4 1.3 Why have a Council Strategy / Action Plan? 4 1.4 Structure and Content 5 2 Regulatory Framework and Key Drivers…

Bedford Borough Council

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… years and adaptation action in the UK, including: to keep it under review. It sets out the statutory framework for Local - UK Climate Change Risk Assessment- Every five years the UK Government Transport Plans and policies. must…

Action Plan 3 1 SECTION ONE Introduction Sustainable Development and Environmental Efficiency Strategy Introduction The world is adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere faster than The latest Intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPPC) report in ever before. The International Energy Agency has warned that to avoid 2018…

…. 13 Sustainable Development and Environmental Efficiency Strategy Transport: Climate Change Adaptation and Air Quality: • Transport Act 2000- Introduced a statutory requirement for local transport • The Climate Change Act put in place a policy framework to promote authorities to produce a Local Transport Plan (LTP) every five…

The Moray Council

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…, together with our Local Development Plan, is designed to provide a co-ordinated and appropriate response to help all with Moray to deal with the challenges that climate change is expected to bring. On the 27 June 2019, Moray Council declared a Climate Change Emergency. It was agreed that a Climate Change Strategy and action plan would be prepared and adopted with the aim of Moray Council becoming carbon…

…, but we need to use common sense and follow a clear vision to create a sustainable future. The Climate Change Strategy marks our commitment to take action on climate change locally. It provides a framework for our actions aimed at reducing carbon emissions and preparing for the unavoidable impacts of changing weather patterns through the period 2020-2030 and beyond. Efforts to lessen the impact…

…; • agreed to appoint an Elected Member to be a Climate Change Champion; • agreed to consider and approve a final climate change strategy and action plan and ensure it is adopted and informs policy for all departments…

Manchester City Council

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change is at: communities; resilience to climate change; zero carbon; www.manchesterclimate.com/getinvolved culture change. This is the strategy’s first Implementation Plan. It is Implementation plans set out the actions to be structured according to the sections in the strategy, delivered within…

… in the Greater Manchester Climate Change Strategy these plans are the strategic actions that will help to Implementation Plan 2017-20, recognising that, rather drive, enable and support Manchester’s physical and than creating new Manchester-specific actions, it cultural transformation to 2050 and beyond. By their will be more effective in some areas for Manchester…

… nature, these actions will need to be delivered by key to participate fully in city-region-wide programmes. organisations and partnerships in the city. This implementation plan should be read alongside GM climate change plans for a complete view of the In addition to the actions set out…

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