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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…

Aberdeen City Council

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monitoring will help show progress, from this we can learn from our successes, identify where more action is needed and plan the subsequent activity needed to deliver our target. Figure 7: Council Climate Change Plan approach Gather evidence - Routemap approved…

…Appendix 1 Climate Change Plan 2021-2025: Towards a Net Zero and Climate Resilient Council The purpose of this plan is to set out the Council’s approach, pathway and actions towards net zero and climate resilient Council assets and operations, by 2045. 1 Contents Page 1…

… a platform for collating, monitoring, and reporting climate data  Integrate climate change in our policy, strategy and business cases  Strengthen delivery of climate priorities, through procurement processes  Integrate sustainability in the Council Capability Framework  Develop, launch and maintain a staff green champions network…

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

Sheffield City Region Combined Authority

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… and Sheffield Hallam University. This is not recommended given the need to agree an overall framework for how the SCR:NZ Partnership work should progress and to enable the MCA to effectively monitor progress against the policies set out. 4. Implications 4.1 Financial A budget of £400k has been earmarked to take forward the climate change project over…

… it will do most to support growth. Freedom of Information and Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 This paper will be available under the Combined Authority Publication Scheme Recommendations It is recommended that members: • approve, subject to any final changes, the proposed response framework to the climate emergency and note the further work that will take…

… place over the coming months to put in place specific interventions to deliver upon the policies set out. • agree to receive the Energy Strategy; the first component of the framework, at the March MCA meeting. • support the Mayor’s intention to appoint a Climate Change Commissioner and form an advisory panel. 1. Introduction 1.1…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

… 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 in workshops, completing surveys, providing data…

… 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…

Lancashire County Council

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… activity plan will be refreshed annually. opportunities to drive local action on climate out the Partnership’s long-term vision that The key message is that there is already a lot of change mitigation and adaptation through... Lancashire is “low carbon and well adapted…

… 37 Natural Environment and Land Use 41 Working together across Lancashire 3 Adapting to Climate Change 45 Awareness raising, education and planning 49 The strategy 3 Awareness Raising…

… and Education 49 Spatial Planning 51 Climate Change 5 Glossary, Abbreviations and 53 The Greenhouse effect 5 further information Why is the climate changing? 5 What is Lancashire’s contribution…

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…

Cheshire East Council (Unitary)

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… and procedures. 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 Draft v1.1 4 April 2020 1. A CARBON NEUTRAL COUNCIL BY 2025 Climate change is a global issue, threatening…

… will cut emissions to net zero by 20503. 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

West Suffolk Council

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… and it is recommended that Cabinet notes these and then considers as part of the 2021/22 budget planning process. In addition, officers will continue to monitor Government announcements in respect of the climate change agenda, and actively explore opportunities to take advantage of any new funding or projects. For example, the Government’s new Cycling and Walking Fund has been included…

… the food and medical supply chains that, combined with the disease risks which are a by- product of these impacts, could be life threatening. 1.5 West Suffolk already has a strong culture of action on Climate Change and lowering Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Since 2004/05, the Council has produced an Environmental Statement. The draft statement for 2019/20, which will be available…

Framework In line with the Council’s declaration of a Climate Emergency, West Suffolk’s Strategic Framework 2020-24 incorporates environmental and climate change considerations. The Framework commits the Council to use its various roles to protect and enhance the local and global environment, with a particular focus on reducing carbon emissions. 2.6 Impact of COVID-19…

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

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… of the Year One Climate Action Plan is to create a clear framework that will set the foundation for actions to achieve the City Region climate and sustainability goals. A Climate Emergency was declared by the Liverpool City Region (LCR) Combined Authority (CA) in June 2019, pledging the LCR to become net zero carbon by 2040. In July 2019 the Government committed to achieve this target across the UK by 2050…

… The actions in this Year One Action Plan lay the foundation of our collective work to reach net zero carbon by 2040; it highlights significant activity that starts, continues to be implemented or will be completed in 2021/22. Many of the actions cross multiple Climate Action Themes; the icons highlight the main themes of that action, they are: Show icons Climate Change and Resilience here…

… modelling of LCR carbon descent pathways aligned to the Paris Agreement for publication Climate Change and Resilience | Air Quality and Transport as part of the LCR 2040 Climate Action Plan | Accessible Green Spaces, Habitats and Biodiversity| Sustainable…

Folkestone and Hythe District Council

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… / behaviour change  Energy  Transport  Water  Procurement  Biodiversity / greenspaces Summary of actions 8. The way to achieving Carbon Neutrality Monitoring and Future Plans 9. The Wider Picture – Reducing Carbon Emissions and Mitigating Climate Change 1. Introduction 1.1 Folkestone and Hythe District Council has…

… agreed a budget that included a £5m climate change reserve. 1.3 This Carbon Action Plan sits within the framework provided by the council’s draft Corporate Plan 2021-30, ‘Creating Tomorrow Together’. The Corporate Plan is due to be adopted in February, it sets out guiding principles and service ambitions that have helped influence the Carbon Action Plan which has been developed alongside…

… a Carbon Action Plan based on practical frameworks and advice such as provided by the Carbon Trust. 7. Establish a cross-party working group of full council to draw up, steer and monitor progress of the Carbon Action Plan, reporting back to full council in 6 months, then annually. 8. Call on the UK Government to provide the powers, resources and help with funding to make this possible…

Woking Borough Council

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… and enables the local economy to prosper; • that recognises, prepares and adapts to the socio-economic; environmental and demographic changes that the future will bring. Each theme will contribute to these through the theme targets and sub-actions, further details of which will be included in the rolling three-year action plans accompanying the Strategy. The Strategy is designed to enable us all…

…-planning-and-community-safety/emergency-planning/community-risk-register 13 4.0 Emissions targets for 2050 Woking 2050 continues to adopt the Government’s Climate Change Act (2008) targets for carbon emission reductions i.e. to reduce (greenhouse gas) emissions by 80% by 2050. As per the Government’s targets…

… and act now. Woking has long been committed to protecting the environment. Our first Climate Change Strategy was adopted in 2002. We have achieved a lot since the original Strategy was published and much has been made possible through working in partnership with key stakeholders, commercial partners and volunteer organisations to meet our common environmental goals. Our previous strategies have focussed…

Surrey County Council

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… an ambitious plan for Surrey to deliver meaningful action on climate change in the coming years. It sets out clear targets and many of the practical actions that need to be taken. Although transformative change can be catalysed by local government…

…- proofing our services and infrastructure. Surrey’s Climate Change Strategy is our delivery on these ambitions. It provides a joint framework for collaborative action on climate change across Surrey’s local authorities and other partners…

… potential for acceleration, with an annual progress report against our targets and key actions. A joint framework for collaborative action on Climate Change across Surrey’s local authorities. It must be recognised that there exists major challenges to Surrey achieving its…

The Moray Council

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… Capital Plan. Ongoing to 2030 Climate Change Team 1 relation to budgets and the Capital Plan No and type of resultant mitigating actions

… Council's Corporate Plan relevant plans CCS reviewed after 12 months, and subsequently every 3 Ensure the Climate Change Strategy and associated Action Plan are living documents 12…

… years. Reviews undertaken in line with defined schedule Ongoing to 2030 Climate Change Team 2 and remain fresh and valid until 2030. Action Plan reviewed Annually Include a Climate Change

Swindon Borough Council

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…Net Zero Emissions Action Plan Introduction This is the first iteration of the Net Zero Emissions Action Plan which was peer reviewed by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Energy to inform refinements and future work. It builds on previous Council-led work to address climate change including the Chapel Farm Solar Park; the first solar farm funded by a Council-backed community…

… be integral to demonstrating the quantifiable impact that the Council’s efforts are having. However, it is yet to feature in the climate change actions plans of even those councils regarded as leaders in the field such as Nottingham City Council13. Key elements of this Net Zero Emissions Action Plan  This Action Plan makes a distinction between: 1. Actions

…-greenhouse-gas-emissions-countries-and-sectors  The Paris Agreement was the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate change agreement, adopted at the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015.  It sets out a global framework to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C and pursuing efforts to limit…

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