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Milton Keynes

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…, Milton Keynes Council Document title | Page 3 of 8 Strategy vision, principles and priorities Green energy Maximising the use of renewable energy, reducing carbon and providing resilience to the grid Circular economy Increasing the efficient use of resources to reuse materials, use less water, and ensure the best use…

…. Milton Keynes will strive to be carbon neutral by 2030 and carbon negative by 2050 while creating one of the world’s most truly sustainable economies and models for growth. Our three priorities as outlined in this strategy are: a green energy revolution, to ensure the most efficient and low impact use of our resources, and to create a prosperous circular economy. These priorities ensure…

… that as Milton Keynes grows we take advantage of the opportunity to do so responsibly, creating energy resilience, maximising the use of renewable energy, reducing our water usage, minimising transport emissions, ensuring clean air, and an economic system that promotes a sustainable economy that addresses the challenges of climate change. Councillor Peter Marland Leader…

… Vision Forewo rd Sustainable principles Priorities for action by 2050 Document title | Page 4 of 8 Objectives Milton Keynes is the most successful new town, with a thriving economy and a high standard of living. The Council Plan 2016 – 2020 seeks to ensure Milton Keynes remains a city of opportunity for all, a place where it is affordable to live…

… and commercial buildings will secure energy resilience; we can ensure all waste created is reused to create alternative forms of energy Document title | Page 6 of 8 Circular economy Milton Keynes Council’s vision to have a sustainable future means we need to rethink the way our economy uses resources. A circular economy is one which seeks to maximise the use we get from our…

East Dunbartonshire Council

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… business models and adoption of circular economy principles across the business community and will lead by example by demonstrating efficiency in its day-to-day operations. 2020 Figure 2 – The multiple, inter-related benefits of active travel Active travel Carbon reduction It is these interdependencies and synergies that allow, and in fact necessitate, the joined-up vision set out above…

… and also contributes positively to society and the economy.” 14 Achieving the necessary reduction in unsustainable activities is challenging. However, the Council is already challenged with the need to deliver transformational change, and sustainability is synonymous with this. The Transformation agenda, stimulated by the Council’s Strategic Planning and Performance Framework, emphasises the need…

… objectives: Environmental Zero Carbon: Reducing Carbon Emissions Use of fossil fuels releases carbon, forming a layer which traps heat and contributes to temperature rises with consequent changes in weather patterns, creating challenges for the survival and wellbeing of species. To mitigate climate change, carbon reduction will be pursued by applying the energy hierarchy5, especially in relation…

… that is joined-up with environmental objectives including active travel, provision of high quality greenspace and offender rehabilitation programmes that protect and enhance the environment. Supporting Fairness and Reducing Inequality Locally and Globally Equality of opportunity to access jobs, training and services is an important aspect of quality of life. The SCCF supports the strategic direction…

… of others. While the complexity and dynamic nature of these connections makes it impossible to exhaustively describe them, various examples can be provided: • Reducing material use and waste generation contributes to carbon reduction because material resource efficiency involves energy efficiency, and because diverting organic materials away from landfill avoids methane being produced during…

Glasgow City Council

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… should establish a ‘circular economy district’ for Glasgow to help people to access reuse and repair outlets easily 9 3 Findings Initial reactions The expert presentations were well received, as informative and engaging, and members were surprised to learn the extent of waste in the current economy. While there was already some awareness of surplus food waste from retail and catering…

… of these types of initiatives previously, the circular economy was viewed as already happening through a series of existing community/charity programmes that the council should work with or build upon, rather than as a new concept that needed to be introduced and explained. “It struck me we’re already doing that to some extent. We’ve got Facebook marketplace and local community websites so I think…

… ................................................................................................................... 12 The assembly’s 15 recommendations ............................................................................................ 13 Key principles .................................................................................................................................. 16 Topic 1: circular economy

… have not already been extensively consulted on and which the city is able to take action on. These were: the circular economy; the green economy, jobs and skills; home energy; and food and diet. Assembly members were generally supportive of the proposals and ideas put forward on the topics and were largely encouraged to learn of the projects already underway in Glasgow. Members also…

… contributed a range of additional ideas as the assembly progressed. The assembly’s 15 recommendations are shown below and are ranked in order of priority as determined by the members. The council should immediately set out a road map for how Glasgow will adapt to the green economy with clear links between training, education, and concrete job opportunities The education system should…

Gloucestershire County Council

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… applications that are able to demonstrate their alignment with the ambitions, targets and actions of the new Climate Change Strategy. ROBUST ‘circular economy’ project, with University of Gloucestershire and EU partners:  Working with partners to increase the knowledge base and awareness of the Circular Economy and Circular Business Models and Practices – June 2020, introductory workshop held…

… kgCO2 per capita); this is as a result of a 0.9% increase in estimated population combined with the 1% decrease in total emissions. 11. County Council emissions 2019/20 show a net 97% reduction against our 2006/07 baseline3. 12. Our corporate emissions (energy, fuel and mileage) fell by 8% on 2018/19 emissions to 7,719 tCO2e 4 . This is a reduction of 73% on our 2006/07 baseline. 13…

…. Javelin Park Energy from Waste facility came online in October 2019. 50% of the electricity generated is deemed to be renewable; 30GWh for the period. This is a reduction of 7,143 tCO2e for standard grid electricity and reduces our net emissions to 577 tCO2e; a reduction of 97% on our baseline. 14. In September 2019 the council switched to a green electricity tariff, which comes from 100…

… and incentivise the adoption of low carbon initiatives and improve resilience to climate change. ii. Council emissions 2019/20, 97% reduction against our 2006/07 baseline (see paragraph 11). iii. Reallocating road space for cyclists and pedestrians  The first nationwide lockdown under the Coronavirus pandemic reduced carbon emissions by around a third. We are working to build on this including having…

… this initiative to secure more powers and resources for councils to take action on climate change and nature restoration, and to build back better from Covid-19. 25. The five priority recommendations are: i. Invest in low-carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure including public transport, renewable energy and electric vehicle charging ii. Support reskilling, retraining and research to accelerate…

North East Derbyshire District Council

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… to change. Carbon reduction is a global issue with a global commitment to address it and everyone can play their part. The shift needed to effect positive environmental changes can generate many benefits and new opportunities such as green industries, jobs and energy security. By applying some simple principles and asking basic questions, solutions can emerge in almost every scenario: 4 5…

…, there is the opportunity for a range of economic and social benefits for our organisation and our communities. Schemes we are already implementing, such as fitting external wall insulation to our housing stock or rebuilding our properties that cannot be effectively improved, will ensure homes are more energy efficient and so contribute to reductions in the wider sense. Other activities we undertake…

… • Theme 3 - Low Carbon Fleet • Theme 4 - Renewable Energy • Theme 5 - Planning • Theme 6 - Biodiversity • Theme 7 - Waste and Recycling • Theme 8 - Housing • Theme 9 - Local Economy • Theme 10 - Community Collaboration Knowledge, awareness, technology, products and regulation across these themes are evolving rapidly, therefore this Plan and the targets within it will be reviewed…

… of better public transport and cycling routes and look for opportunities to introduce initiatives to promote uptake of low carbon vehicles. • Influence significant carbon reduction and cost savings in the wider area through the planning process. • Work with our neighbouring authorities to develop Countywide planning policies to promote low carbon lifestyles. Challenges: Government legislation…

… local economy to provide local employment opportunities for more of our residents. • Promote the maximisation of local leisure opportunities to reduce travel. • Provide information to raise awareness and advice to promote the opportunities and benefits of the local economy. • Seek grant funding to carry out redevelopment of our towns and villages. Challenges: Developing the local…

Glasgow City Council

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… and rising waste disposal costs. Allied to these concerns are also the enormous carbon emission impacts from transportation in shipping products and materials across the world by aeroplane and container tankers. A realignment of the economy on circular principles of sharing, reducing, reusing, remanufacturing, and repair also presents opportunities including: • Alleviating potential raw…

…, biodiversity gain and climate education as core principles. 26 Climate Plan Climate Plan 27 Annual iterative review of the Climate Plan The city makes significant progress in the transition Glasgow's economy from linear to circular, making it more inclusive and sustainable. Increase the amount of renewable energy such as solar thermal, PV or heat pumps in the city to represent 20 % of total energy

…, are well worth striving for. Councillor Anna Richardson City Convenor for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction 6 Climate Plan Climate Plan 7 natural environment and biodiversity, the economy and energy - with the need for sustainability and social justice core to their delivery. They have also been aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations. These Goals…

… offsetting opportunities, whilst also improving quality of life and place in the city. The ratio of mitigation and offsetting of emissions will require constant review as new projects and initiatives are introduced. It is, however, the city’s ambition to maximise the reduction of emissions and minimise our reliance on offsetting, using this for residual emissions only. We will endeavour…

… together key stakeholders to develop and design solutions in this area. 3 - Strengthening energy networks: The city currently has projects underway to install energy efficient LED lighting and controls, Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) and solar photovoltaic (PV) panels in buildings throughout its estate. An initial 5-year programme has been proposed that will reduce the city ’s…

Horsham District Council

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… are: Governance, Policy and Planning, Finance, and Education and Behaviour Change. The Systems are Buildings, Energy, Transport, Waste and Land Use. These are sources of high carbon emissions (carbon hotspots), or opportunities for maximising existing natural carbon sinks and supporting climate resilience. Several programmes of work have been developed to accelerate climate action across the five systems…

energy options, climate resilience and biodiversity opportunities. ‒ The Council’s role will be to signpost business to the Hub and support partners in creating and driving forwards different types of content. ‒ An officer within the Economic Development Team will engage businesses and work with partners to support this network and drive sustainability initiatives, internally. G2.2…

… and groups under the united goal of climate action. It provides a clear set of climate action opportunities to explore and actions to deliver. It will act as a focal point for Horsham District’s climate action efforts going forwards and should be used as a resource and evidence base to instigate programmes of work. The Strategy has been informed by stakeholder engagement, policy research and data…

…’ form of sequestration. Circular economy: An alternative to our current ‘linear’ materials and waste system (take-waste- dispose). In a circular economy waste is substantially reduced and materials are circulated throughout the economy at their highest value and utility. Climate resilience: The ability to anticipate, prepare for, and respond to hazardous events or disturbances related…

…-and-environment/carbon-reduction-action-plan Context Horsham District is a local government District located in West Sussex County in the South East of England (Fig 1). It is made up from a collection of market towns and villages in a rural setting. Horsham Town is the largest urban area in the District, but the District has close links with Crawley to the north-east and the coastal strip…

Clackmannanshire Council

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… emissions in addition identifying emission reduction opportunities to initiate the development of a thematically based Climate Emergency Action Plan. The six themes are as follows: 1) Energy, Heat and Buildings 2) Low-carbon Transport 3) Waste, Recycling and the Circular Economy 4) Biodiversity, Carbon Storage and Agriculture 5) Adaptation, Planning and Organisational Capacity 6…

… of the following themes: o Energy, Heat and Buildings o Low-carbon Transport o Waste, Recycling and the Circular Economy o Biodiversity, Carbon Storage and Agriculture o Adaptation, Planning and Organisational Capacity o Economic Development and Sustainable Procurement Initially, the Climate Emergency Board will establish a more comprehensive baseline of emissions from the Council’s own…

… change mitigation and adaptation initiatives include the development of a Regional Energy Masterplan, a review of property assets and shared assets, initiatives to make schools, homes and buildings more energy efficient, the electrification of the council fleet and numerous other emission reduction projects. 3.9 The Climate Change Strategy will contributes to delivering and supporting…

reductions in these areas while delivering a wide-range of benefits including:  Strengthening energy networks to improve energy security and reduce costs for residents and businesses.  Delivering low-carbon retrofits to alleviate fuel poverty and reduce costs to help tackle the rising cost of living.  Reducing waste and achieving cost savings by moving towards a circular economy

… the financial, economic and social benefits of a transition to net zero. It includes the following themes: - Energy, Heat and Buildings - Low-carbon Transport - Waste, Recycling and the Circular Economy - Biodiversity, Carbon Storage and Agriculture - Adaptation, Planning and Organisational Capacity - Economic Development and Sustainable Procurement 3.18 In addition to internal management…

Brighton and Hove City Council

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… Waste 22 Built Environment 24 Nature and environment (food, land use, agriculture) 26 Communication and engagement 28 Jobs, Education and skills 30 Circular Economy 32 Adaptation 34 Carbon offsetting 36 Procurement This Programme is Brighton & Hove City Council’s response to the climate and biodiversity emergency. It sets the direction for action on climate change by the council…

… for climate action • Developing the circular economy especially in the construction industry • Solutions for scaling up energy efficiency retrofits for private housing • Understanding the carbon footprint of consumables such as food and clothing. This Programme will be reviewed in 2023 in line with the council’s Corporate Plan for 2020 – 2023, which aims to deliver a fairer city…

… the following key priority areas, with several cross-cutting themes to demonstrate the broader impact of actions targeted in each theme. Key priority topics • Travel and Transport • Energy and Water • Waste • Built Environment • Nature and Environment (Food, land use and agriculture) Cross-cutting themes • Community engagement • Jobs, education and skills • Circular economyAdaptation

…, the focus has been on transport and travel, the Climate Assembly and engagement on the Downland Estate Plan. The on-line space will cover a range of other themes and initiatives such as environmental engagement and the circular economy over the coming months and seek residents’ input to help the city to transition to carbon neutrality. Formal consultations Individual projects within the 2030…

… environment. Shared learning locally, regionally, nationally and globally across the world network of biospheres is a key objective of this partnership. Working with Greater Brighton, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Transport for the South East and the Greater South East Energy Hub is key to delivering programmes to decarbonise our infrastructure and economy at the rate and scale we…

Bradford Metropolitan District Council

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…. It is founded on the following principles:  Ensuring a strong, healthy and fair society  Living within environmental limits.  Achieving a sustainable economy  Using sound science responsibly The plan will:  Deliver a reduction in Council carbon emissions  Increase recycling  Limit the number of re-use and reduce items going into the waste stream  Expand the use of renewable energy  Improve air…

…. The university offers the world’s only MBA focussed on the circular economy, aiming to use resources and energy more effectively. Geography. The District’s physical geography offers significant potential for the generation of renewable energy, flood alleviation and carbon sequestration measures and community engagement in environmental, biodiversity and local food initiatives. Harnessing the full power…

… with West Yorkshire Combined Authority and our partner Councils Strategic Economic Plan, LCR Transport Strategy and key plans delivery including Zero Emissions Transport and LCR Connectivity strategy Including LCR Business Support including Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy (Re-Biz Programme) With Transport for the North - Including Northern Powerhouse Rail, Leeds City Region Mass…

… the district’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions reduction pathways and options - Climate impact risks and opportunities - planetary crisis – issues and profiling July 2020 (in line with 2040 Vision evidence base; City of Research) Education, training & skills development Strategy, development and integration Initial training, education and guidance – materials…

… provided by the H21: Hydrogen for the north project. Officers are engaging with different groups across the council and the district to raise awareness of the H21 project and explore potential areas of opportunity. Renewables Increasing the amount of renewable energy and electricity generation on Council estate- We are keen to make the most of our assets for energy generation. The energy market…

Kirklees Council

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… Table List 6 Executive Summary 8 What the CCAP for Kirklees IS: 8 What the CCAP for Kirklees IS NOT: 8 Introduction 9 Vision and Principles 9 The Emission Reduction Targets 10 Table 1: Kirklees' Emissions Pathway to Reach Net-Zero against baseline levels from 2000 - Adapted from ‘A Net-Zero Carbon Assessment for Kirklees’ (Gouldson et al., 2021). 11 The Adaptation Target 11…

… EPC Band C. • Improve the energy performance of non-domestic buildings, supporting the standard of EPC Band B for rented commercial buildings by 20303. From an adaptation perspective, the government outlines its response to the second Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) via the second National Adaptation Programme (2018 to 2023)4 with an overarching aim to achieve: “A society which makes…

…/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/727252/national-adaptation-programme-2018.pdf 14 BACKGROUND AND APPROACH CLIMATE EMERGENCY DECLARATION AND PROGRAMME OF WORKS A Climate Emergency was first declared for Kirklees at the full Council Meeting of January 20195, considering growing global awareness of the detrimental effects of climate change on people…

… resource use, the circular economy approach aims to increase the duration of a product’s useful life, ensuring that materials are productively used, ultimately reducing waste. By adopting circular economy principles in the appropriate actions within this action plan, Kirklees will align with Defra (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) Circular Economy package9. Doughnut Economics…

… Aligning with Existing Strategies, Plans and Targets 12 Background and Approach 14 Climate Emergency Declaration and Programme of Works 14 Why We Must Act 15 Purpose of the Action Plan 15 Developing this Action Plan 16 Evidence Base 16 Challenges & Opportunities 17 Action Identification 17 Action Prioritisation 18 Integrated Stakeholder Engagement 18 Next Steps in Action…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… the major heat and energy, transport, EV, greenspace, and energy efficient housing infrastructure needed to make the transition to net zero. These projects will provide an opportunity to create systemic change, enable rapid decarbonisation and adaptation to climate change, while creating new jobs, new green markets for local industry, and improving quality of life for citizens. We…

… for Consultation 2. Executive Summary 2.1 Delivering net zero emissions by 2030 and adapting to the impacts of climate change will require system-wide and transformational change across all sectors of the city. The draft 2030 Climate Strategy sets out actions for delivering this ambition at the same time as benefitting our citizens, economy and environment. 2.2 The 2030 Climate Strategy…

… and Growth 2.5.3 Net Zero Heat and Energy and Energy Efficient Buildings 2.5.4 Net Zero Emissions Transport 2.5.5 Business and Skills in a Net Zero Economy 2.5.6 Investing in Change 2.6 The strategy also makes a number of asks of Scottish Government, focused on those areas where the Council or the city does not have the powers, resources or levers to enable net zero action at the pace…

… signed up to the Global Covenant of Mayors (GCoM) initiative in 2011 and pledged to reduce emissions by 20% by 2020. In 2020, the city has been awarded with the maximum of six badges under the scheme, recognising its climate mitigation and adaptation efforts. The 2020 target has now expired, and the Council is invited to renew its commitment as per the GCoM Commitment document in Appendix II…

… of the actions identified. 4.4 In developing the strategy, our approach has been guided by five core principles, set out below 4.4.1 Preventing future emissions and adapting to unavoidable climate change: a preventative approach will be taken, aiming to build in actions and changes that will prevent future emissions, as well as reducing those we currently emit. We will focus on adapting the city…

Angus Council

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… the resilience of the region, whilst at the same time positioning Angus to capitalise on the significant economic opportunities offered by a low carbon economy. Angus Council recognises the critical strategic leadership role it has in tackling climate change. To date, Angus Council has achieved significant reductions in carbon emissions from its estate, as well as taking steps to increase the resilience…

…://www.gov.scot/publications/protecting-scotland-renewing-scotland-governments-programme-scotland-2020-2021/ 10 Urban Foresight Progress to date To date Angus has achieved significant reductions in carbon emissions from its estate through reduced energy usage, improvements to the council housing stock, replacing street lighting with LEDs and introducing electric vehicles into the council fleet…

… targets and maximise best value. Living document The SECAP is intended to be a living, evolving document which will change through engagement with the people of Angus and as new opportunities and initiatives come forward. This first iteration of the SECAP, focuses on actions that are largely driven by the council and key public sector partners. As a major employer, landowner and energy consumer…

… partners, helping to secure a better, more sustainable future for everyone in Angus. Co-benefits Action on climate change is not only a necessity, but also an opportunity. Taking steps to mitigate and adapt to climate change can have multiple benefits, not only for the environment but also for society and the economy, these are referred to as co-benefits. Amongst many other benefits…

… the how of implementing the initiatives set out in the rest of the document. While actions will be updated and replaced on a regular basis, these principles are intended to shape the strategy taken in Angus over the long- term. They are aligned with both the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals 25 and the dimensions of Angus’ own Council Plan: Economy, People and Place. 25UN…

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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… Mitigation and Energy Efficiency 22 Our waste: Waste and Plastics and the Circular Economy 29 Our air: Improving Air Quality 35 Our nature: Green Infrastructure and Biodiversity 42 Our water: Water Management and Flood Abatement 49 LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-20243 Very late in the day, the existential and urgent crisis posed by climate…

… approach. Adopting a structured and measured approach to energy sourcing and use, waste production and disposal, travel and transport, and the purchasing of goods and services will help the Council prepare for the adverse conditions that may be faced due to the changing climate. At a time of intense pressure on resources the expanding green economy also presents an opportunity to set a positive…

…/content/assets/mohippo/pdf/t/r/uk.pdf LONDON BOROUGH OF RICHMOND UPON THAMES - CLIMATE CHANGE SUSTAINABILITY STRATEGY 2019-202412 The Climate Emergency Strategy and how it fits with other strategies In Richmond, work is under way in many areas related to climate change and sustainability. The Council has programmes in place to improve energy efficiency, reduce business mileage, increase…

… key actions we need deliver and have the resources in place to achieve these actions. Our council: Becoming carbon neutral as an organisation by 2030 – We will embark on a radical change programme that encompasses our buildings, services and staff and ensure that we will become carbon neutral as an organisation by 2030. We will reduce the energy demands from our estate, generate our own…

…-202416 Our waste: Waste and Plastics and the Circular Economy – We will embed reduce, reuse, recycle into everything Richmond does around waste. We will work with our residents, businesses and schools to reduce the overall amount of waste generated in the borough and will aim to be one of the top performing boroughs in London for recycling. We are committed to supporting residents to reduce…

North Ayrshire Council

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… through circular economy approaches. North Ayrshire contains several intensive businesses, with cost of energy also playing a key consideration here. In February 2021, the Council agreed plans for a £500,000 Green Jobs Fund. This innovative Fund has been set up to support economic recovery and tackle climate change as part of the Council’s Green New Deal. The Fund will support the creation…

… Growth Deal to develop centres of excellence in innovation, advanced technologies and applied research with a focus on the blue and green economies including: low carbon energy /circular economy/aquaculture/advanced manufacture and the servicing of assets for the offshore wind and renewable energy sector. There is a major opportunity to bring economic transformation to the region, by linking…

… and fairer economy. Within the initial Ayrshire Growth Deal investment, private and public partners will develop proposals for early enabling investment and a delivery programme for wider site proposals for the future development of the Hunterston port. The future of wind is in floating wind on the west and north UK. Hunterston is optimally placed to capitalise on this and presents a stand-out…

… net zero carbon ambitions’. 5. Position North Ayrshire and the wider Ayrshire region as region for investment in circular economy and renewable energy net zero technologies, including through participation in the Ayrshire Regional Economic Partnership ‘Clean Growth’ workstream. 6. Progress the Ayrshire Regional Skills Investment Plan and Ayrshire Growth Deal Regional Skills Fund to identify…

…. In response to this, governments and local authorities around the world have declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ and on 11th June 2019 North Ayrshire Council declared its own Climate Emergency, committing to act on climate change. CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has altered patterns of energy use across the globe, with records indicating a 7% temporary reduction in global…

London Borough of Sutton

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… and local sources of energy, helping to deliver boroughwide zero carbon emissions. Take action to tackle fuel poverty. TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE Retain Sustainable Food City status each year. Raise awareness of the climate emergency and the impacts of climate change on Sutton. CREATING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY Reduce waste and increase reuse and recycling from 50% year on year. Embed…

… or on foot. We’ll have more green spaces, connected to each other, protecting and enhancing nature and biodiversity. Our energy will be renewable and our homes will be warm in winter, cool in summer, and well insulated. We will reduce waste and create a circular economy, with options to reuse, repair or re-manufacture the things we buy. We will be able to withstand heat waves, droughts and flooding…

… organisations and citizens can decide whether to purchase or hire something used infrequently, avoiding purchases with excessive packaging, switching to reusing water bottles and coffee cups, and taking a reusable bag to the shops. Businesses in the borough can access support to consider how they could adopt circular economy principles through Advance London.26 It is estimated that by 2036…

…, the circular economy could provide London with net benefits of at least £7bn every year in the sectors of built environment, food, textiles, electricals and plastics, as well as 12,000 net new jobs in the areas of reuse, remanufacturing and materials innovation.27 COVID-19 presents an opportunity for a ‘green recovery’ that will deliver zero carbon commitments. 26. Advance London 27. London Waste…

… SUTTON’S ENVIRONMENT STRATEGY 2019–2025 & CLIMATE EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN CONTENTS Foreword - Cllr Manuel Abellan 3 Foreword - Cllr Ben Andrew 5 The Vision 6 Be part of this! 8 Cleaner air 12 A greener borough 16 Achieving net zero carbon 20 Creating a circular economy 24 Tackling climate change 28 Implementation…

Dundee City Council

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… on local energy systems and the adoption of a system wide approach, the strategy sets a target to supply 50% of Scotland’s energy needs from renewable sources. In addition, it commits to increase the productivity of energy use across the Scottish economy by 30% by 2030. In September 2019, the Scottish Government published the statutory Climate Change Adaptation Programme. Covering a five year…

… already has much to be proud of. City partners are capitalising on opportunities for retrofit programmes for energy efficiency in homes and investment in low and zero carbon technologies across buildings to reduce energy costs. We have one of the most extensive electric vehicle charging infrastructures in the UK and are participating in the most ambitious hydrogen fuel deployment to date. Dundee…

… City Council has an ongoing programme to reduce energy costs in buildings and infrastructure. This has included the installation of renewable energy on public buildings, an extensive programme to refurbish and upgrade the social housing stock and conversion to LED street lighting. However, there is much work still to do if we are to make significant reductions in emissions and accelerate…

… leadership in tackling climate change. In March 2018, the Lord Provost and Leader of Dundee City Council, signed the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, a global initiative that brings together local governments in a voluntary commitment to reduce emissions and develop an action plan that adopts a joint approach to tackling climate change mitigation and adaptation. The Climate Action…

… through national and local advice agencies to assist the fuel poor. 13 Dundee Climate Action Plan: WHY DO WE NEED THE CLIMATE ACTION PLAN? 13 Maximising Economic Opportunities Scotland’s transition to a more prosperous, low carbon economy is already well underway with new markets, businesses and industries being established. The low carbon and renewable energy sector and supply chain…

London Borough of Islington

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…; Industrial buildings and Infrastructure 46 Priority 2: Transport 58 Priority 3: Sustainable and Affordable Energy Generation and Supply 70 Priority 4: The Green Economy and Planning 83 Priority 5: The Natural Environment and Waste Reduction and Recycling 96 4 Foreword We know that Islington is a great place to live and work but we also know that it faces challenges, none more so than…

economy principles are embedded in local businesses and supply chains are sustainable. • Tree cover is maximised and local biodiversity protected. • Any outstanding emissions are offset through carbon sequestration and other methods. 15 Figure 4. Energy advisor 16 Carbon Emissions: Any process that produces CO2 emissions, usually by burning fossil fuels. Carbon Neutral: The aim…

… targets for carbon reduction against which the deliverables will be measured. An annual programme plan will be established to ensure the workstreams are kept updated. The programme will be overseen by a new Net Zero Carbon Board, which will bring together Steering board and Executive Members and absorb the functions of the Affordable Energy Board. Oversight will be incorporated into the annual…

… & Development WS2: Transport Workstream Delivery Team Service Director Public Realm WS3: Sustainable & A ordable Energy Workstream Delivery Team Director Inclusive Economy WS4: Green economy Director of Fairer Together, Strategy & Change Director of Communications Workstream Delivery Team Service Director Public Realm WS5: Natural Environment, Waste Reduction &…

… by petrol and diesel via combined measures that can restrict polluting journeys and incentivise sustainable and active travel options (2020–2030). Sustainable and affordable energy generation and supply • Secure 100% renewable energy for London’s public sector now and in the future (2020–2030). The Green Economy and Planning • Develop London’s low carbon sector and green our broader economy

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

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…. Develop a new Local Plan which places climate mitigation and adaption at its heart, with zero-carbon policies embedded across planning. This will, but is not limited to: - Encourage circular economy - Explore going beyond London Plan standards for carbon neutral developments, with offsetting a last resort - ensure developments are climate resilient and require the use of sustainable drainage…

… assessment from developers, circular economy statements and contributions to the costs of monitoring energy efficiency in line with the GLA’s ‘be seen’ hierarchy and monitoring guidance. Independent examination in public, report due Q2 2023/24 Adoption of New Local Plan: Q2 2023/24 61. Our streets 62. Changing our approach to parking Change our parking policies to persuade…

… and reduce their carbon emissions Commitment from schools to improve energy efficiency Existing Enabling Resilient Infrastructure and Communities Low Carbon Behaviour Q2 2021/22 Assistant Chief Executive Official Our waste: Waste, plastics and the circular economy Outline action Specific Action(s) Measure / Target Cost Carbon Impact Co-benefits Timeline AD Lead (s…

… with West London Climate Emergency Group, development evidence base on the extent of the circular economy, opportunity areas for expansion and measures for tracking circular economy Research and analysis produced and shared across West London Existing Enabling Innovation and Funding Q1 2021/22 Assistant Chief Executive 117. Working with West London Climate Emergency Group, develop a set…

… of circular economy principles and vision that all West London boroughs are signed up to Circular Economy principles and vision produced and agreed Existing Enabling Innovation and Funding Q2 2021/22 Assistant Chief Executive 118. Implement practical demonstrator pilots and projects to demonstrate circular economy in action Funding established and pilots set up Existing Low Innovation…

Kingston-upon-Hull City Council

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programme for all staff to raise the profile of 2030 target and staff engagement in energy and waste reduction  Understand staff attitudes and awareness of challenges for business and service area around carbon neutral economy and society  Identify opportunities for communicating/ raising awareness of target and decarbonisation, through internal event programmes  Continue to use the Hull…

… with access to a rich natural environment that plays a key role in the biodiversity of the wider Humber Estuary and the UK. Hull, like the rest of the UK and the world, is at a cross roads in the journey from a place built on a fossil fuel economy to one built on renewable energy and production circularity. Our city has already chosen its direction through recent inward investment and its 2030…

… planes or biofuels. We will need to increase energy efficiency in the way we manufacture goods, reusing heat from processes so we get the most value from it. Develop a circular 16-V14-FINAL economy approach to the design, manufacture and reuse of products and resources so we get the most value from them. Switch to different fuels for processes and where we need to use carbon based…

… investment in the city to align with the recommendations of the National Infrastructure Commission  Develop Circular Economy strategy for the city 9-V14-FINAL Place Hull is home to 260,000 residents covering an area of 71.5 square kilometres and serves a travel to work community of over 515,0002. It is the location for circa 8,000 businesses…

… carbon neutral target to instigate the transition to a place able to take full advantage of the opportunities and productivity benefits derived from carbon neutral based place-making. Hull is playing a vital role in leading the carbon neutral change in the Humber as its key city, and within the north of England. We are already leading in the offshore wind industry powering the UK renewable…

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