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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…

West Dunbartonshire Council

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… will deliver and monitor our Climate Change Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan 02 efforts to make West Dunbartonshire net zero by 2045…

… a Detailed information regarding how the flagship Adaptation actions, which have informed In January 2021, the Council launched a new route map on how the Council intends to achieve Council plan’s to prioritise, monitor and deliver the development of our local level action plan and overarching Climate Change Strategy, as a Route net zero…

… will monitor the implementation delivering long term projects. Climate Change by each of the Council’s service areas. Flagship Actions which have informed this of this Action Plan and lead the development of investments also need to take account of Action Plan, the regional framing…

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…

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…

Sunderland City Council

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… with the projected impacts of climate city is realised for all. change. This is the first iteration of Sunderland’s Low This Low Carbon Framework is a call to Carbon Framework and it will be action. We are calling on you, as people who…

… and delivery of climate of the 2030 Shadow Board Partnership has actions. We know that different people and committed to prepare their own Action community groups have different needs Plan. Each partner’s Action Plan will set and ideas which can help shape our out their organisation’s/body’s commitment approach and actions. to the Framework, their targets and the actions they intend…

… the world is changing and we learn from their insight. Our aim is to involve children, young people Monitoring our success and students in initiatives which Action on climate change is a fast-moving will help them to contribute to delivering agenda. It is likely there will be carbon neutrality in Sunderland. We will developments over…

East Dunbartonshire Council

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… in 2004 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…

… Council for Scotland HGIOS How Good Is Our Service HR Human Resources IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change LBAP Local Biodiversity Action Plan LED Light-Emitting Diode 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 Plans, Policies & Strategies RPP2 The Scottish Government’s Second Report on Proposals and Policies (RPP2) SCCF Sustainability and Climate Change Framework SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency SME Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise SNH Scottish…

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…

North Ayrshire Council

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… each of the actions will be monitored and reported through the Council’s corporate performance monitoring framework, with updates provided to Cabinet every six months. North Ayrshire Council also complies with the Climate Change (Duties of Public Bodies: Reporting Requirements) (Scotland) Order 2015 which requires Public Sector Bodies to publish annual climate change reports. This was intended…

… Ready National Planning (Emissions Climate Change Regulations/ Outcomes & (Scotland) Bill Plan - Third Scotland - Framework 4 Reduction Duties: National makes provision Report on Second Scottish…

… review of the (Scotland) Act Framework the supply of Polices 2018- Adaptation Climate Change Scottish planning 2019…

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…

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…

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…

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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…, 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: Policies for a Net Zero UK (2020)’. This report presents the committee’s first ever in-depth advice on UK land use policies. The report maps out the changes in land use practices required in order to deliver the UK…

… 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…

… 18 4.2.2 Transportation 19 4.2.3 Buildings and Spaces 24 4.2.4 Influencing Behaviour 38 5 Implementation and Monitoring 41 5.1 Action Plan 41 5.2 Partnership and Delivery…

Isle of Anglesey County Council

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… of development and delivery. This would be utilised to cover the employment costs of a senior corporate Climate Change Programme Manager for a two year period, with an operational budget that would be utilised to prepare a carbon baseline, monitoring framework, dashboard, formulate acosted action plan, procure training etc. The dedicated capacity would also co-ordinate cross…

… and policies are summarised in Annex A. 2.2 Together the UK Climate Change Act (2008), the Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 and the Environment Act (Wales) 2016 provide the legal framework for action on climate change and sustainable management of Wales’ natural resources, with each underpinned by strategies and frameworks. Together they position Wales as a low…

… is required. 5 5.0 Action to Date (Baseline) 5.1 In early 2020 (pre pandemic) an officer Task & Finish Group collaborated to prepare a baseline of existing action to combat climate change and decarbonise (directly and indirectly), with a view to informing a draft action plan

Cardiff Council

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… For the City as a of ongoing and planned projects that 400will be updated climate change resilience. climate emergency and sets out our approach across whole the total Carbon Emissions Footprint for the City annually in our action plan. Alongside One Planet Cardiff…

Change is already shaping our lives; we are The Council has started to take action, with many Our current known projects and policies, as set out Curriculum for all schools in Cardiff and have engaged living in a climate emergency with stark warnings and initiatives over the past 10 years to cut emissions…

… and in the strategy and action plan, will have a significant the Centre for Climate and Social Transformation (CAST) evidence globally that urgent action is needed if we support a transition towards a low carbon economy, positive effect on our direct council emissions resulting to help plan a city wide…

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