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Norwich City Council

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… sustainability objectives. The council’s Covid-19 recovery plan highlights actions which support progress on the green economy and climate change. As the council and the city look towards recovery, there is an opportunity to build on these existing approaches by incorporating opportunities to support and extend the behavioural change that the pandemic has initiated, such as decreased road traffic…

… Policy Page 30 13. Glossary of terms Page 30 14. Emissions data Page 35 2 1. Foreword Councils have an important leadership role in creating low-carbon and climate- resilient communities. The Paris Agreement will need local, national and international action to fully deliver its objectives. Councils are the local planning authority…

… against climate change. They have the ability to translate global climate commitments into tangible local actions – transitioning towards more efficient circular economies. We need to drive the change towards a sustainable Norwich and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. In leading this work, we will achieve a better future for Norwich and the planet we all share. This is only possible if timely…

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…

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…

Huntingdonshire District Council

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… current and future demand. 2.2 The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF - 2021) This included a number of amendments and updates relating to climate change mitigation for new development including reference to UK signing up to “17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development in the period to 2030. These address social progress, economic well-being and environmental…

… that the District Council formally adopt a simple and clear set of principles to establish a clear Climate Change Vision, Strategy and Action Plan for Huntingdonshire. An environment strategy with aspiration of a carbon neutral Huntingdonshire by 2040 will support an even more focused approach in response to the challenges Huntingdonshire faces and the aspirations of our communities…

… ones (where it is viable to do so).  To pursue the ambitions of ‘A green Future: Our 25 year Plan to Improve the Environment’ and that new development should be designed with a view to minimising and mitigating the effects of Climate Change.  Ensuring existing and new communities see real benefits in their well-being from living in Huntingdonshire.  Using natural resources wisely…

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…

East Lothian Council

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… Communities ……………………………. 94 8. Monitoring and Evaluation Framework………………………………………………… 98 9. Action Plan for East Lothian Council Climate Change Strategy………………. 98 9 1. Introduction: Tackling the Global Climate Emergency 1.1 What is Climate Change? The evidence is irrefutable and the science is clear that the Earth’s…

…. The strategy has been informed and shaped by feedback and information gathered from the public during an initial consultation on the development of the strategy, and a formal public consultation on our Draft Climate Change Strategy. It was also developed with input from the Climate Change Planning and Monitoring Group and key stakeholder organisations. This informed the identification of the key issues…

… mitigation is embedded in planning and infrastructure legislation;  Ensure Local Authorities have the resources and powers to lead on climate change mitigation and adaptation in their local areas. In the meantime the Council will continue to progress towards reducing its overall carbon emissions through its own policies and actions to tackle the Climate Emergency locally. It is intended…

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

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… Oct-21 D&S Invitations sent. Initial meeting planned for funded delivery team, green investment November. team, a climate action plan

… Revenue Capacity to be developed as part of Action Ov6.1 Ov1.4 Prepare the Climate action plan Oct-21 D&S…

… Appendix 1 ACTION PLAN FOR COMBINED AUTHORITY'S OPERATIONS Recommendations as they apply to the Action Timing Internal Impact Resources (£000's) Comment CPCA operations (i.e. where…

South Hams District Council

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… ................................................................................................................................................................. 11 5. South Hams District Council Climate Change and Biodiversity Action Plan Framework ....................................... 11 6. Implementation and Monitoring ..............................................................................................................................12 7. Community Reflections…

… are seeking to do, the story so far is…. Page 10 of 31 Moving forward, Part Two is the framework for our strategy, which will then lead into our action plan which will form a basis for how the Council will assist the area in becoming net-zero by 2050. PART TWO 5. South Hams District Council Climate Change and Biodiversity Action Plan Framework Soon…

… heatwaves as a direct result of Climate Change. This will also adversely affect our wildlife and their habitats. In response to this South Hams District Council declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency on 25th July 2019, and have been working with partners to develop a set of aims and an action plan. This strategy was developed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic which has demonstrated just…

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

City of Edinburgh Council

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… the individual organisational plans that exists to reduce emissions and tackle climate change. Rather, the strategy and implementation plan include actions and commitments from city partners that contribute to delivering the strategy, and actions to support citizens and businesses in making more sustainable choices. 3.5 The Draft 2030 Climate Strategy…

actions where possible and/or to give greater prominence to these issues. Further information on these changes is provided in the remainder of this report. 4. Main report 4.1 The following headings set out the main areas of development and revision in the final 2030 Climate Strategy (Appendix 1), followed by detail on the implementation plan (Appendix 2). Confirming…

… and a city which is committed to being at the forefront of tackling climate change, the city is well-placed to maximise its share of this funding. 4.12 For each of the strategic actions, the implementation plan sets milestones for delivering the actions and associated timeframes. It identifies the lead partner organisation, and the partners that will work with the lead…

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…

Midlothian Council

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… of sustainable development underpins the Midlothian Local Development Plan 2017 (MLDP) which contains a number of policies and proposals designed to support and deliver a future land-use strategy for Midlothian. The accompanying MLDP Action Programme monitors the 6 The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 7 Carbon Dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, Hydrofluorocarbons, Perfluorocarbons and Sulphur…

… 4 3. Legislation 5 4. Climate Change 6 5. The Climate Change 9 Strategy Vision 9 Objectives 9 What Can Midlothian Do 9 Challenges 12 Mitigation and Adaptation Measures 13 Action Plan 24 Appendix…

… of objectives, to highlight what we can, and must do to combat climate change and highlights some of the challenges to achieving this. It focuses on a number of themes including Energy Efficiency; Recycling & Waste; Sustainable Development; Sustainable Travel; Business Processes; Carbon Management; Governance & Management; and Risk. The themes provide a framework for action but also contain a number…

Angus Council

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…Angus Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan PREPARED FOR: Angus Council 1 Urban Foresight Urban Foresight® is a multidisciplinary innovation practice that is dedicated to advancing the next generation of technologies, services and policy frameworks for cities and communities. We work with ambitious organisations around the world on projects that improve lives…

…. Climate change is an ever-evolving issue and as such, the SECAP is intended to be a living, evolving document. The actions within the SECAP will be reviewed regularly, to monitor progress and identify remedial actions, or new actions, that need to occur in order to achieve targets. This will ensure that the SECAP remains up to date and fully considers and reflects technological…

… innovations, changing market conditions and the latest environmental best practice. 3 Urban Foresight Contents Angus Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan ............ 1 Executive Summary .................................................................. 3 Background and Context.......................................................... 6 Climate Emergency…

South Staffordshire Council

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… 7 Raising awareness 8 Our strategic planning responsibilities 9 Influencing partners 10 Council operations 11 Actions and monitoring 12 Climate Change Strategy 2020 Foreword Councillor Len Bates BEM Cabinet Member Community Services Climate change has been recognised internationally…

… and monitoring This Climate Change Strategy sets out strategic priorities and objectives and will be refreshed to coincide with the new Council Plan every four years. A Corporate Action Plan will be developed to demonstrate how the strategy will be delivered and the actions from this will then be incorporated into the service plans of the individual service areas. It is important that actions are monitored

… as the most important environmental challenge that we currently face. A changing climate has profound effects on all our lives, and those of future generations. It directly impacts how we, as a Council, plan our activities in order to meet the needs of all residents in the district. The Council has declared a climate emergency. This Climate Change Strategy sets out our commitment to local action

South Oxfordshire District Council

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…. Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 southoxon.gov.uk/climateaction 2 Policy Context There are a range of global, national, regional and local policies setting guidance and targets for taking climate action. Internationally, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC…

…. This includes reduced travel and a greater appreciation for our surroundings, including our local shops our green space, and the natural environment. While this is the first publication of our Climate Action Plan, work to address climate change has been happening in the district for decades, especially from our committed community groups and residents. We are so pleased to have such a strong voluntary sector…

… a key focus to ensure we reach our carbon neutral targets. All our report writing templates will include a climate implications section to ensure we have considered the environmental impact of our work. This Plan has been written in collaboration with colleagues across the council to ensure that the actions are honest, feasible and realistic, while also pushing us to make changes and improvements…

Stroud District Council

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… and Responding in a Changing Climate PAGE 1 l STROUD DISTRICT COUNCIL l THE 2030 STRATEGY MASTER PLAN Spring 2021 Spring 2021 CONTACT US If you need to talk to us in relation to 2030 Strategy and Master Plan you can e-mail the team at: CN2030@stroud.gov.uk Alternatively contact our customer services team…

… by identifying a framework for delivery. Sir David Attenborough THEMES “If we don’t take climate action, the collapse of our Stroud District Council are pledged to do everything civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural…

… will not be achieved without considerable efforts and collaborations locally, carbon neutral and climate resilient anchor for the detailed action plans that Policy nationally and globally. Stroud district. underpin action

Wokingham Borough Council

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…. The summit will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and The council is constantly seeking to ensure the accuracy and quality of the the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The aims of the negotiations information in the action plan, and that our response to climate change is as are to accelerate action to reduce emissions, strengthen…

… July 2021 Wokingham Borough Council Climate Emergency Action Plan Second Progress Report Wokingham Borough Council - Climate Emergency Action Plan - Working Document Page | 1 Contents Foreword Introduction The Changing Landscape Overview and Scrutiny A Year in Numbers Current…

… the shortfall identified. Targets and actions within this plan will change and develop neutral Wokingham Borough by 2030. Subsequently, in January 2020, the council over time. It is equally possible that expectations may have to be revised published its first Climate Emergency Action Plan, establishing the eight key…

Copeland Borough Council

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…Sustainability Strategy & Climate Action Plan 2022-23 Making Copeland a Sustainable Place “Any further delay in concerted global action will miss a brief and rapidly closing window to secure a liveable future” - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2022 Document Control Organisation Copeland Borough Council…

… of recommendations, which have helped to shape this Sustainability Strategy & Climate Action Plan. We know that we absolutely must respond to the climate and biodiversity crises while also continuing to meet the needs of our local people and communities. While Local Government Reorganisation in Cumbria will mean that Copeland Council will no longer exist by May 2023, this change presents an opportunity…

… People’s Panel on Climate Change ................................................................................... 25 Implementing the People’s Panel Recommendations .................................................................. 27 Climate Action Plan 2022/23 – Copeland Council ............................................................................ 30 Implementation…

Hertfordshire County Council

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…Sustainable Hertfordshire Approved Strategy Action Plan 2020 Environment Biodiversity Climate Adaptation Change Hertfordshire County Council www.hertfordshire.gov.uk…

…, 2. All operations and services are ready for future climates and 4. Reduce what we throw away. Send nothing to landfill by 2030, column 5 of this action plan specifies what the potential impact on reducing carbon emissions will be against the following thresholds*: • Low = It is estimated that implementing this action has the potential impact of reducing carbon emissions by less than…

… that these future circumstances will change the way we operate and the service we offer, meeting the demands of our future service users, in a manner that is both sustainable and able to respond to Hertfordshire’s future climate. Our Actions Include: Preparing our Preparing our investments: Strategy Development operations…

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