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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…

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…

Eden District Council

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… & Isle of Man : climate 4 change, most levels of government must act urgently. Nowadays, 74% of local authorities throughout the United Kingdom have already declared a climate emergency. Small scale actions are essential to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies4 Strategic Planning

… The following action plan fits with and alongside all other council plans and strategies and ultimately the Sustainability objectives outlined in this document will need to be reflected in all future policies and provision of services. COP26 This year the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) is bringing together almost every nation in the UK to reach agreement on how to tackle climate change and how…

… and Biodiversity Action Plan has aligned its sustainability actions in relation to the above COP26 goals. 4 United Nation, 2015. Paris Agreement 5 Figure 3, Impact of Climate Change and UK action plan to be carbon neutral by 2050 (Committee on Climate Change, 2019…

West Oxfordshire District Council

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…, Climate Change Manager Tel: 01993 861344 Email: vanessa.scott@publicagroup.uk Summary/Purpose This report sets out: a) A proposed framework and timescales for developing a Carbon Action Plan as the mechanism for delivering West Oxfordshire District Council’s commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030…

…. Item No. 9, Page 2 of 19 1. BACKGROUND 1.1 PURPOSE OF REPORT 1.1.1. This report sets out: a) A proposed framework and timescales for developing a Carbon Action Plan as the mechanism for delivering West Oxfordshire District Council’s commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. b) A proposed framework and timescales for developing a Climate Change Strategy…

… quality  Sustainable transport 2.7.3. A Climate Change Strategy would provide the framework for then developing targeted Action Plans that each contribute towards a set of strategic objectives. 2.7.4. Strategic objectives would need to be agreed through a process of consultation. However, for the purposes of demonstrating how a Climate Change Strategy can be framed…

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…

Suffolk County Council

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… the changes required to best set Suffolk on the path for carbon neutrality by 2030. But for this journey to be successful it will also need positive support from Government. It is a living plan, and this is the first step in a journey to learn how to make climate action part of our daily lives. It is ambitious, because the actions we take now will fundamentally affect the lives of young people and coming…

… in the present and looking ahead. As such, sharing stories will be just as important for monitoring progress and spotting trends, which we’ll do through collaborative action. 7 The Suffolk Climate Emergency Plan OUR JOURNEY TO CARBON NEUTRALITY Sector 1…

… Goal 2 Goal 3 Goal 4 Goal 5 Education, engagement Leveraging Fostering further Financing local Monitoring and and behaviour community stakeholder and climate action. communication change programme. action

Kent County Council

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… and Medway • KCC (Sustainable Business and Carbon budgets for 2018-22 Everyone in Kent and Medway Dec 2020 and set 5-yearly carbon budgets Environment Group Communities) and future 5-yearly budgets can see the scale of action for Kent and Medway as a • Kent Climate Change Network through to 2050…

… Communities) analysis report where action and Net Zero by 2050 • Kent Climate Change Network resources should be targeted • Anthesis and make evidence-based 1.3 Develop local…

… Local Authorities Council progress papers / Progress is monitored and Annual progress against net-zero Environment Group • Kent Climate Change Network reports publicly reported. from Dec targets…

Aberdeen City Council

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… transition towards net zero goals for Aberdeen in the Net Zero and lead the way in how to change City Vision, which include actions in a dynamic and thoughtful way. for other organisations in the public It also aligns to the work of World sector. I am now delighted to present Energy Cities Partnership and its work the Council Climate Change Plan around climate

… Aberdeen City Council I Council Climate Change Plan 2021 - 2025 Climate Change Plan 2021-2025: 1. Executive summary The purpose of this plan is to set out the Council’s approach, pathway 1.1 Introduction and targets and actions towards net zero and climate resilient Council assets and operations, by 2045…

…, was produced in response to a request to reassess the UK’s long- Climate Change (Scotland) Acts set the legal framework for climate term emissions targets. It stated net-zero is necessary, to meet UK action with duties for the public sector on reducing emissions, adapting commitments as a signatory of the Paris Agreement. to climate change and reporting annually on progress. The introduction…

Cheshire East Council (Unitary)

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…. We will produce a report in 2022 to update on progress against our goals and review our action plans to ensure they reflect our broader strategic planning and learning. OFFICIAL 4 May 2020 1. A CARBON NEUTRAL COUNCIL BY 2025 Climate change is a global issue, threatening…

… will cut emissions to net zero by 2050 3. The UK Government published its 25-Year Environment Plan4 in 2018. Central to this plan is climate change and it sets out its goals for “cleaner air and water; plants and animals which are thriving; and a cleaner, greener country for us all.” The Government’s Plan acknowledges that it will require work across society - citizens, businesses, local councils…

… health and wellbeing, helping people to live well and for longer. This Environment strategy sets out our strategic goals and summarises the key strategies and action plans that will ensure we deliver these goals through our service delivery, regulatory activity, projects, and partnerships. It also provides a policy framework for the Council to evaluate all emerging strategies, policies, action plans

Cheshire West and Chester Council

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… contribution to climate change.’ Target The Council has set a target to achieve its vision of carbon neutral services on the current scope by 2030. The Council will also have made preparations to expand the scope of data capture and taken actions to limit the emissions associated with additional monitoring. Action plan A 10-year action plan to deliver carbon neutral emissions on the current scope of Cheshire…

…Cheshire West and Chester Council Carbon Management Plan • Introduction • Council priorities • Legislative drivers • Performance • Carbon budget analysis • Vision and strategy • Baseline v Current • Key actions • Finance • Monitoring • Offsetting • Governance • Glossary Introduction In May 2019 Cheshire West and Chester Council declared a Climate Emergency…

…. This declaration represents a major statement of intent to treat Climate Change as requiring urgent local action, believing that now is the time to take further practical action. In making the declaration, we have set an ambitious target date of 2030 to achieve carbon neutrality for the Council’s own emissions, to be delivered through this Carbon Management Plan. Although the Council only has direct control over…

West Lothian Council

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… relevant council strategies, policies, management change by reducing emissions and ensuring that West and action plans. This will enable the council to turn the Lothian is well adapted and prepared for changing weather aspirations and related actions of this document into reality patterns brought about by climate change. while creating a framework for supporting…

… Outcome 6 - Embedding 39 Climate Action 1.7 Scope and Ownership of the 10 Strategy 6 Delivering the Strategy 41 2 Council Priorities 11 6.1 Monitoring & Reporting 41 2.1 Corporate Plan – Transforming 12 6.2 Communications 41 Your Council…

… on climate change. It provides a framework for the sure West Lothian is best placed to benefit from these council’s actions as a public sector organisation aimed at opportunities. reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for the No single person or organisation can tackle climate unavoidable impacts of changing weather…

North Lanarkshire Council

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… ........... 12 Monitoring and Review ........... 12 Next Steps ........... 14 2 A CLIMATE & BIODIVERSITY EMERGENCY Climate Plan Action on Climate Together 2030 (2021-2030) A Climate & Biodiversity Emergency The earth has a natural process called…

… as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. In 2015 the member nations met in Paris and agreed to try to limit temperature increases below 2oc by taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The Glasgow Pact was agreed at COP26 in 2021 and strengthened the Paris Agreement by pledging to carry out bolder action such as a worldwide reduction in the use of coal…

… of some the supporting documents area is prepared to meet current and future climate • Local Development Plan change by developing an Adaptation Plan for North Lanarkshire. • Transport Strategy • Biodiversity Action Plan • Open Space Strategy • Single Use Plastic Policy…

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

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framework for actions to achieve the city region climate and sustainability goals. The Climate Partnership propose a set of principles that will apply to both the Year One and longer term Climate Action Plans (see Appendix B). These principles recognise that the people who are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate and ecological breakdown are often those who are least…

… of an LCR Climate Action Plan and associated strategies. 1.2 The report also updates the Combined Authority on the establishment of the LCR Climate Partnership and launches the Community Environment Fund to support community efforts to address the climate and ecological emergency. 2. RECOMMENDATIONS 2.1 It is recommended that the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority: (a) Note…

… the progress made to achieve the commitments made by the Combined Authority and Metro Mayor in response to the Climate Emergency Declaration in 2019; (b) Note the activity undertaken by the Climate Partnership to date; (c) Approve the creation of a stakeholder based Climate Panel to broaden participation in development of a Climate Action Plan; (d…

Dover District Council

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… Cllr Trevor Bartlett 2. Weaving ‘the green thread’ into Council business 15 Leader of the Council 3. Monitoring and reporting Progress 16 Appendix 1: Evidencing the Need for Action 17 Links to DDC Strategies, Policies, Plans and related websites 22 2 Dover District Council Climate Change Strategy January…

… the Strategy and Action Plan • To set a regular (no less than annual) review and monitoring process. 6 Dover District Council Climate Change Strategy January 2021 Dover District Council Climate Change Strategy January 2021…

…. Dover District Council declared a climate change emergency in Contents January 2020 and set about developing this strategy and action plan, overseen by a cross-party working group…

North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council

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…North Tyneside Climate Emergency Action Plan August 2020 September 2020 DRAFT V2 – NOT FOR CIRCULATION Context Growing acknowledgement of the latest science and recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change has resulted in unprecedented recognition of the global climate emergency, and the need to act urgently in order to reduce carbon emissions to limit further global warming…

… and policies that could be implemented to contribute towards achieving the vision. Section 5: Governance, monitoring and reporting – considers potential governance, monitoring and reporting arrangements for the North Tyneside Climate Emergency Action Plan. We would like to thank all of the stakeholders who made valuable contributions to the development of the action plan through their participation…

… 7 Section 1: North Tyneside vision & priorities 10 Section 2: Emissions inventory & carbon budgets 17 Section 3: Emissions pathways to 2050 28 Section 4: Action plan 39 Section 5: Governance, monitoring & reporting 68 Appendices 71…

North Northamptonshire Council

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…, which follow the headings used in the Strategy, are all funded/resourced and highlight the ‘lead organisation’ for each activity. These annual Action Plans provide the framework for monitoring and capturing the various activities being undertaken to tackle the causes and effects of climate change. They are actively monitored on a quarterly basis via NCCOG with progress on actions assessed using a RAG…

… should they so wish. This partnership Climate Change Strategy for Northamptonshire with its associated Annual Action Plans provides the opportunity and a framework to capture all this activity taking place in the County and present it in a coherent way to demonstrate the reduction to overall emissions and other adaptations being achieved collectively throughout Northamptonshire…

Action Plans which collate the individual and collective actions of all partners to address the causes and effects of climate change in the County in order to achieve these objectives. The Strategy was originally developed in 2010 and was refreshed in both 2014 and 2017. These updates were undertaken due to the rapidly changing context to climate change in terms government policy, technological…

West Northamptonshire Council

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…, which follow the headings used in the Strategy, are all funded/resourced and highlight the ‘lead organisation’ for each activity. These annual Action Plans provide the framework for monitoring and capturing the various activities being undertaken to tackle the causes and effects of climate change. They are actively monitored on a quarterly basis via NCCOG with progress on actions assessed using a RAG…

… should they so wish. This partnership Climate Change Strategy for Northamptonshire with its associated Annual Action Plans provides the opportunity and a framework to capture all this activity taking place in the County and present it in a coherent way to demonstrate the reduction to overall emissions and other adaptations being achieved collectively throughout Northamptonshire…

Action Plans which collate the individual and collective actions of all partners to address the causes and effects of climate change in the County in order to achieve these objectives. The Strategy was originally developed in 2010 and was refreshed in both 2014 and 2017. These updates were undertaken due to the rapidly changing context to climate change in terms government policy, technological…

Rushmoor Borough Council

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Change Strategy Statement for 2020-2030 which contains the strategic framework for addressing the climate emergency declared by the Council in June 2019. Since that meeting, an action plan setting out what the Council intends to do has been prepared. The Action Plan takes account of the priorities set out in the Council Business Plan, practice from other places and the work being done…

… issue will be the identification of measures and targets to assist the Council in meeting its overall climate change objectives. A system for regular monitoring and evaluation of the Action Plan will support this. 6. CONCLUSIONS 6.1 The Council’s Climate Change Action Plan provides the next steps in the process of the Council addressing the climate emergency at Borough level…

…, drive and a collaborative approach. The Action Plan is ambitious but also reflects many of the projects already contained in the Council Business Plan. The Action Plan will change over time and a number of projects will require planning and resourcing but it provides a framework to assist the Council to meet its climate emergency objectives…

Kent County Council

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… and Low Emissions Strategy POLICY CONTEXT Climate change, energy and air quality 25 YEAR ENVIRONMENT PLAN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS issues are high on the national agenda. The Aims to deliver cleaner air Adopted by all United Nations Government has…

…. It also aims to tackle rising Strategy (2017), the Clean Air Strategy (2019) agricultural emissions. and Clean Maritime Plan (2019), which aim to protect and enhance the environment, mitigate climate change, support clean, low carbon The Road to Zero The Clean Growth Strategy…

…KENT AND MEDWAY ENERGY AND LOW EMISSIONS STRATEGY MEETING THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE june 2020 CONTENTS Foreword 3 Vision 4 Introduction 4 Purpose of this strategy 6 Policy context…

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