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Luton Borough Council

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…Climate change action plan Becoming a carbon neutral borough by 2040 Author: Strategy and Sustainability | Place and Infrastructure Contact: myclimate@luton.gov.uk Version: 1.0 (published) Last updated: March 2019 Contents Introduction ...................................................................................................................................... 2 Action plans

… ..................................................................................................... 12 Introduction We’ve committed to aiming for net zero carbon in advance of the national target in 2050. This plan describes the actions we will take to consolidate and accelerate what we are already doing, identify and analyse gaps and to initiate a borough wide debate on the scale and pace of change that is required. We’ve made significant progress in reducing carbon emissions in the recent…

… further. The actions listed in our plan below set out the initial opportunities we’ve identified to reduce carbon emissions and increase carbon sequestration relating to the council’s operations, but this is only a starting point. We’ll engage staff, contractors and anchor organizations in town and the entire community to expand the plan and the range of actions that help us to meet our target…

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

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… Year One Climate Action Plan 2021/22 Contents Foreword 3 Introduction and Background 4 Liverpool City Region Combined Authority would like Themes for Action 7 to thank all the members of the Climate Partnership for UK Climate…

… Assembly 9 their support and commitment in developing our response to the Climate Emergency. Liverpool City Region – Where are we now? 8 LCR Climate Action Plan for 2021/22 14 Next Steps 27 Foreword The challenges that have faced the Liverpool City Region over the last year have Our vision…

… of a Climate Action Plan, helping know that we can achieve greater, faster progress and a fair transition by working in to mitigate the Climate and Ecological Emergency and reach net zero carbon by 2040. In collaboration. We hope that you will join us in committing to action to achieve a greener order to catalyse rapid action, the Climate Partnership has overseen the preparation of future together…

Thanet District Council

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… Thanet District Council – Climate Change Action Plan 1 & 2 Climate Change Action Plan 1- Actions underway and committed We are using this action plan as an initial framework for our response to the climate and ecological emergency. This action plan provides an outline of actions already in progress and this is a working document. Action Plan

… 2 contains all proposed actions not yet started or funded. Areas of focus are those which are already outlined as headings within the Kent Environment Strategy. https://www.kent.gov.uk/about-the-council/strategies-and-policies/environment-waste-and-planning-policies/environmental-policies/kent-environ ment-strategy Housing…

… will be known generation of 18,202 kWh of Documents : from then. 1/38 Thanet District Council – Climate Change Action Plan 1 & 2 (renewable energy) electricity L1A over a five year period. As a Conservation…

Canterbury City Council

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…Canterbury City Council Climate Change Action Plan The headlines Through this plan, the Council commits to achieving: 2020-2030 ● Net zero emissions by 2030 from the council’s operations…

… and infrastructure that supports the district Executive Summary This document sets out Canterbury City Council’s Climate Change Action Across the district we will Plan from 2021 onwards. It explains the importance of climate action as ● Work with all stakeholder groups to accelerate the transition to part of the Council’s work to provide services and infrastructure for the net zero district…

… City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2020-2030 Actions to support the achievement of net zero emissions 11 Actions to build climate resilience 11 Actions to champion climate change work…

Aberdeen City Council

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… 8. Protecting watercourses and coastline Strong, healthy society and economy 9. Prepared communities 10. Prioritising health and wellbeing 11. Strengthening the economy 12. Encouraging food security Building understanding 13. Climate research 14. Climate aware Collaborative working 15. Joined up planning and response Glossary Appendix 1: Action

…, 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

… to innovate and make use of new technology. • However, the key to adaptation for Aberdeen is to collaborate, share experiences, build knowledge and understanding and work together to develop solutions. Aberdeen has already started the adaptation journey… Aberdeen Adapts builds on the strategic plans and local actions that are already helping to strengthen city resilience. From the 210,000 trees…

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

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…Net Zero Action Plan Executive Summary August 2021 Introduction Action Plan Overview & Scope This report was commissioned by The Council will use this work to help inform Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council the nature and extent of action and is (SMBC), who have an ambition to reach a key element in planning the Council’s Borough-wide net zero…

… carbon emissions response to the Climate Emergency. by 2041, in-line with the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) ambition. This will help Solihull to develop a priority list of actions to take forward, understand The Net Zero Action Plan Report is which stakeholders in the Borough an exploration…

… of the actions Solihull will need to be engaged and focus will need to consider to meet its resourcing and funding towards actions ambition of a net zero Borough. with the greatest positive impacts. Action Plan Objectives: 1 Identify actions SMBC can take to reduce GHG emissions across the Borough; 2…

South Derbyshire District Council

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… Emissions from Council district-wide activities. .............................. 8 5.2 The Districts Route to Carbon Reduction by 2050. ............................. 8 6 Climate and Environmental Action Plan overview ............................. 9…

… 6.1 Council in-house Service Plan Actions 2021/30............................. 9 6.4 Council District-wide Service Plan Actions 2021/30. .................... 10 6. Performance Management…

…. in June 2019. • Biodiversity Restoration and net gain – actions that build In January 2020 the Council’s first Climate and Environment Action Plan resilience, protection and enhancement to ecology and ecosystems was developed. The Plan identified the steps that would need to be taken…

London Borough of Wandsworth

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… and Sustainability Strategy (WESS) Action Plan SUMMARY On 17th July 2019, Wandsworth Council declared a Climate Emergency, setting a target to be a carbon neutral organisation by 2030. In January 2020, the Finance and Corporate Resources Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Executive approved an annual action plan which set out a series of actions to deliver its…

… ambitious ten-year Wandsworth Environment and Sustainability Strategy (WESS). This paper provides an update on progress made in the delivery of the WESS Action Plan during 2020, including purchasing zero carbon electricity, delivering the successful Wandsworth Climate Summit, the development of the draft Local Plan and the delivery of electric vehicle chargepoints, more bikehangars and school…

… streets. The paper also provides an overview of the Council’s Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions for 2019/20 and presents an updated WESS Action Plan for 2021. This includes plans to develop a Decarbonisation Strategy for Council buildings, a plan to switch vehicles to zero emission options, as well as actions on supporting the green economy, reducing emissions from social housing, a food waste trial…

Colchester Borough Council

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…���������������������������13 6 Enable partnerships and community action for sustainability and low carbon development���������������������������15 7 Ensure sustainable planning and development������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������18 8 Change the way we work to achieve our climate commitment…

… produced by April Management Plan (CMP) based on CMP for 2022-27 April 2022 2022 insight and evidence gathered from a detailed pathway modelling of the current CBC footprint. 1.2 Review CMP 2016-2020 to address Review projects to identify technical January 2021- Actions reviewed and identified any outstanding…

… to tackle climate change and to safeguard and enhance existing habitats and species. 3.3 Improve the ecological and Plans in early development and will be TBC TBC amenity value of the riverside lake expanded on in future update of the action and island near the Castle Park plan. to enhance biodiversity, capture carbon and allow better access…

Chelmsford City Council

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… CABINET 28 January 2020 AGENDA ITEM 6 Subject CLIMATE AND ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY ACTION PLAN Report by CABINET MEMBER FOR SAFER CHELMSFORD Enquiries contact: Keith Nicholson Director of Public Places Email…

…: keith.nicholson@chelmsford.gov.uk Tel: 01245 606755 Purpose The report sets out an initial action plan to respond to the Climate and Ecological Emergency that was declared by the Council in July 2019. Options The Council can choose not to put in place an action plan to respond to the Climate and Ecological Emergency, but this would mean that it is unlikely…

… that the targets set in the declaration would be achieved Recommendation It is recommended that the Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan as set out in Appendix 2 to the report be adopted. Corporate Implications Legal: The declaration of a Climate and Ecological Emergency does not, in itself, bind the Council to any statutory duties to make its…

Sedgemoor District Council

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… goals and target (risk assessment). This Strategy and Action explain the scope and background to this project. It Plan are to be read in line with the Somerset-wide is followed by our Climate Emergency Action Plan, Climate Emergency Strategy, which Sedgemoor which details the activities involved to reach carbon and the remaining Somerset councils have worked neutrality and the co-benefits…

… this Climate Emergency Strategy and Action Plan. These documents provide Somerset County Council agreed a motion in February the council with a guide to how we will reduce and 2019 that declared a Climate Emergency and a series offset (where reduction is not possible) our carbon of measures to work towards carbon neutrality in emissions by 100…

… future climate change, such as flood planning. It will draw on our Tree Plan recycling and education on reducing waste. and the Somerset County Council Pollinator Action Plan, laying out how…

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

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…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…

…. Cllr Andrew Western Leader of Traford Council and GM Green City-Region Lead 4 5 2 Introduction Policy Context In 2015, the UK adopted the Paris Agreement as part of a joint pledge by The strategic context for this Action Plan

…. 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…

Horsham District Council

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…HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL Carbon Reduction Target Setting and Action Plan Support August 2020 CONTENTS 01 02 03 Context Footprint Review Setting a target 04 05 Action Plan Appendices Horsham Images provided by Toby Phillips INTRODUCTION In June 2019…

…, Horsham District councillors acknowledged in Objectives: a notice of motion strong scientific evidence and growing public concern about a wide range of damaging This will help Horsham District Council to: environmental matters, including a climate emergency. They committed to developing a plan of practical changes 1) Identify key emission sources to target action and assess…

… decision on the most suitable target for the Council. As part of delivering that commitment, this work has been commissioned by the Carbon Reduction Project Team at 3) Identify key actions necessary to reach the agreed target Horsham District Council to support their carbon reduction and use the cost benefit analysis to inform planning

Carlisle City Council

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…Local Environment (Climate Change) Strategy Draft Framework for Action Planning Contents Introduction ................................................................................................................ 2 Methodology............................................................................................................... 3 Themes…

…-May 2021) ................................... 14 Organisation Actions (2020-2025) ............................................................................ 16 Local Actions (2020-2025) ....................................................................................... 20 Action planning through regional and countywide partnerships ............................... 31 Areas for action planning

… ........................................................................................... 36 Links and references ................................................................................................ 37 Version 1.0 January 2020 1 Introduction This framework for action planning is a working document for the delivery of the Local Environment (Climate Change) Strategy (LECCS). The first part of the action plan

Northumberland Council

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…Climate Change ACTION PLAN 2021-23 Climate Change Action Plan 2021-23 1 CONTENTS Foreword by the Leader of the Council.......................................................................................................................4 Foreword by the Chief Executive…

…...................................................................................................................................................................66 Contact Details............................................................................................................................................................68 2 Climate Change Action Plan 2021-23 GLOSSARY OF ABBREVIATIONS AONB Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty LCWIP Local Cycling and Walking Investment Plan ASHP Air…

… Performance Indicators ktCO2 Kilotonnes carbon dioxide kWp kilowatts peak LA7 Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland local authorities Climate Change Action Plan 2021-23 3 FOREWORD BY THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL 2020 has been an exceptionally challenging year…

Perth and Kinross Council

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… Appendix 1 December 2019 Index Introduction by Leader of the Council and Chief Executive Page Page Number Number 1 Setting out the Challenge 4 8 Mitigation – Business 39 a) Interim Report and Action Plan 4…

… 1 Setting Out the Challenge a) Interim Report and Action Plan - Purpose In June 2019 Perth & Kinross Council acknowledged its responsibilities, by unanimously passing a Motion (Appendix 1), which committed the Council to lead by example in accelerating the transformational change required to address the climate emergency. The Chief Executive was tasked with setting out…

… As part of our joint actions on Climate Change with our Community Planning partners (see part 12 of this report) we aim to share our emissions data, to establish a true picture of our collective impact on emissions, to compare and benchmark results, and look for joint opportunities to reduce emissions. (Action M3 – Appendix 2) e) Shared Vision and Route map Our ambition is to develop a vision which…

Lewes District Council

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… Climate Projections The District Baseline And Pathway The Council Baseline And Pathway Part 4 The Strategic Action Areas 21 Introduction Action Areas Spotlight On Part 5 Delivering The Strategy 45 Tackling Residual Emissions Part 6 The Action Plan 48 Appendices to be found here Internal Baseline report Anthesis District report 2 Climate Change…

…. This strategy and action plan sets out our blueprint moving forwards. It will change as new partnerships form and new opportunities arise, but it The difficult bit comes next. It requires legislation and action at all levels, sets out clearly our carbon baseline, where we need to focus and what from the national to the local…

… need to take based on current evidence. Many of the things that the services we provide but we cannot do it alone. The strategy aims to need to happen cannot be delivered by the council but we can act as a path directing us towards the net zero target and to bring influence them. The Action Plan details the current actions we and together all the amazing work going on in our…

Chelmsford City Council

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… Agenda Item 10 Overview and Scrutiny Committee 1 February 2021 Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan Report by: Director of Public Places Officer Contacts: Keith Nicholson Director of Public Places keith.nicholson@chelmsford.gov.uk  01245 606775 Purpose This report provides an update on the progress made…

… in implementing the initial action plan, agreed by Cabinet on 28 January 2020, intended to support the delivery of the ambitions highlighted in the Council’s Climate and Ecological Emergency Declaration. Recommendations It is recommended that the progress achieved to date be noted and that the Council be encouraged to continue to prioritise the delivery of the Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan

…. The Declaration also embraced a commitment to take appropriate action to make the Council’s activities net-zero carbon by 2030. The full text of the Climate and Ecological Emergency Declaration is set out in Appendix A. 1.3. An initial action plan to support the delivery of some of the ambitions highlighted in the Climate and Ecological Emergency Declaration…

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

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… 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…

…) Approve the Key Principles proposed for the development of the Climate Action Plan (Appendix B) and note the proposed programme of work; and (e) Approve the Community Environment Fund with a total initial budget of £500,000 and delegate authority to award funding to projects to the Director of Policy and Strategic Commissioning, in consultation with the Combined…

Somerset West and Taunton Council

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… ...................................................................................................................................................................... 11 Developing the Action Plan ...................................................................................................................................................14 Taking action ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 35 What next…

… in carbon equivalent, but they exist in much smaller volumes and have shorter lifespans. Therefore, all greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced and we will produce action plans to take action on all of them. Carbon emissions will be the major focus for action due to their prevalence and the opportunities for reduction that exist, but reducing methane in particular can have much quicker effects due…

…. 5 Immediate projects and commitments The following are key projects identified within this Framework Document which we to commit to immediately pursuing alongside strategy and action plan development: North Taunton Woolaway Regeneration Scheme We are working on a major estate regeneration project in North Taunton that will see 186 existing defective Woolaway homes redeveloped or refurbished…

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