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London Borough of Sutton

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… caused by climate change. Everyone will know and play their role in reducing their impact on the environment. CLEANER AIR By March 2022, 48% of journeys in Sutton will be made by walking, cycling or public transport, rising to 63% by 2041. Meet the air quality standards as soon as possible. ACHIEVING NET ZERO CARBON All of the borough’s energy needs will be met from renewable, community…

… developments do not worsen air quality. This includes during demolition, construction and once operational, for example from vehicles and energy use. THE TARGETS By March 2022, 48% of journeys in Sutton will be made by walking, cycling or public transport, rising to 63% by 2041.5 By March 2022, 36% of people will be doing 20 minutes of active travel a day, rising to 70% by 2041.6…

…. The baseline for 2014/15-2016/17 is 46%. In March 2022 we will report on data from 2018/19-2020/21. The March 2022 data will be available and reported on in December 2024. 6. Active travel is defined by TfL as people undertaking at least twenty minutes of walking or cycling a day, either by two blocks of ten minutes or in a single block. The Sutton baseline for 2014/15-2016/17 is 28%. 7. The baseline…

East Cambridgeshire District Council

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… East Cambridgeshire District Council ENVIRONMENT PLAN (YEAR 3) A Strategy And Action Plan To Boost The Environment And Help Mitigate Climate Change June 2022 Watercolour painting by Martha Rickett, Aged 10, and winner of the East Cambridgeshire ‘Plant a Tree for the Jubilee’ art competition, May 2022

… 24 4. Biodiversity and the Natural Environment 29 5. Actions and Projects 34 Review of our Top 20 Actions for 2020/21 34 Our 20 Commitments for 2022/23 43 6. Financing the Strategy and Action Plan 46 7. Further Reading 47 8. Monitoring and Evaluation 48 Identifying Projects 48 Initiating Projects 48 Monitoring 48 Reporting Progress 48 Baseline Year Recalculation Policy 48…

… 9. Stakeholder engagement 50 Appendices 51 60 3 Foreword I am delighted to introduce this latest edition of our Environment Plan, June 2022. Each June we publish an updated Plan, and it is always great to look back at what has been achieved in the past 12 months, as well as look forward to new and exciting actions we are proposing for the coming 12 months…

…, as a Council, do directly on the ground, but what we can do to help you make a difference. Therefore, I’m really pleased that our partnerships are developing really strongly, as I know we have to work together on this climate and biodiversity crisis we face. For example, I was delighted by the success of the East Cambridgeshire Parish Conference that we hosted in May 2022, resulting in a host…

… of pledges from parish councils to take actions in their communities. As a Board Member of the Cambridgeshire-Peterborough Combined authority, I was also delighted the Board adopted its first ever environment action plan in March 2022, something which I personally campaigned for over the winter. It sets a framework for action not only in East Cambridgeshire, but right across the county. And I’m…

Richmondshire District Council

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… Update to Climate Change Action Plan - 2022/23 Update to Climate Change Action Plan – 2022/23 August 2022 Contents Introduction…

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… into two sections, priority actions to be completed in the year 2022/23 and then actions that are collaborative and will work with organisations across North Yorkshire with the aim for them to continue beyond the end of the council. Priorities for 2022/23 This section outlines the key priorities for Richmondshire District Council to deliver over the course of the financial year of 2022-2023…

… Community Renewal Fund - Local E-motion Investigate demand and options for personal e-transport schemes and hubs in Richmondshire (Leyburn/Hawes & Catterick Garrison) and Scarborough (Eastfield and Whitby). Business case ready report and findings by end of June 2022. Climate Change Officer 31 Jul 22 RDC contribution £500 3 Ref Project Name Details Responsible Completion Date…

… and Amenities Manager 31 Mar 23 Likely cost neutral - additional costs of any wildflower planting offset by reduced management/ maintenance cost. P/E&S02 Tree Planting in Richmondshire Continue with community tree planting project in Autumn 2022, whilst also looking at opportunities to plant trees on council land. Climate Change Officer 31 Mar 23 Includes budget from previous…

Arun District Council

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… in the council’s Carbon Neutral Strategy (2022-30) which was adopted in October 2021. The carbon audit provided a baseline to measure future carbon reductions and savings. This Climate Action and Biodiversity Work Plan has been produced to sit alongside the Carbon Neutral Strategy and provide a schedule of all the projects and plans which must be undertaken in the coming months and years to reduce the emissions…

… generated by the council in order to achieve the 2030 target. This work plan is also aligned to the Council Vision 2022-2026 which has a key aim of ‘Supporting the environment’, improving sustainability, biodiversity and protecting habitats. Emission Baselines The council commissioned a carbon audit to calculate its carbon emissions and to set baselines. The audit used data from the financial years…

…, allowing for targets to be set from 2022-2023 onwards. Fig 3. Graphic showing that by reducing emissions from all 3 Scopes the council will reach its 2030 target Figure 4 indicates projected emission reductions over the next few years. These will be achieved by increasing year-on-year reductions in emissions associated with the council’s supply chain…

…, transitioning all council used vehicles to EV in 2022, where possible, and limiting the emissions associated with business travel, employee commute, water/waste usage and fuel/energy usage outside of Scope 1 and 2. The council will also be working closely with Freedom Leisure which is actively addressing its energy consumption and emissions. Fig 4. Table indicating…

… projected annual CO2E reductions Year Annual Reduction CO2E (T) 2022-2023 1,961.9 2023-2024 1,765.7 2024-2025 2,383.7 TOTAL 7,143.8 Fig 4. Table indicating projected annual CO2E reductions This Climate Action and Biodiversity Work Plan is a document that will record the progress…

North Norfolk District Council

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… that we now propose to take over the two financial years 2022/23 and 2023/24. Not only will they have a targeted impact on our emissions, but many elements of the Climate Action Plan targets are based on an “invest to save” philosophy. In the years ahead we will then update the Strategy annually, always looking two full years ahead, so we maintain the trajectory we need to follow to meet the 2030…

… 4.5 Leased buildings 26 4.6 Water 27 4.7 Council contracts 28 4.8 The Council’s own waste 29 5 The Climate Action Plan 2022-24 31 6 The wider regional challenge 35 6.1 Addressing climate adaptation 35 7 A role for us all 40 7.1 If you live in North Norfolk 41 7.2 If you visit North Norfolk 41 7.3 If you go to school in North Norfolk 42 7.4 If you run…

…. They are electricity purchasing, gas use, our vehicles, business travel, emissions associated with the buildings we lease to third parties, water, waste, and Council contracts. For each of these categories, we explain the emissions baseline and how this has trended over the past three years. We then explain what we are proposing to do to reduce the baseline over the next two financial years, being 2022/23…

… and 2023/24. Finally, we set out the commitments we are making to you going forward to deliver emissions reduction in each of these eight areas. Section 5 summarises some of the specific steps we intend to take that comprise our Net Zero Strategy and Action Plan for the period 2022-24 set out in it. Section 6 then looks at how we are seeking to promote wider district decarbonisation, including our…

… will be generated. Any remaining waste streams will be reused or recycled where possible. Finally, a glossary of key terms is at Appendix B. The Net Zero Strategy and Action Plan was adopted by the Council in February 2022. From here on we will be measuring progress on a half-yearly basis, and each year we will consult and engage with residents and stakeholders on changes to it for the following financial…

Wirral Council

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… to climate change Wirral Council Climate Emergency Action Wirral’s Environment and Climate Emergency Plan Milestones achieved in 2021-22 Greenhouse Gas Reporting Priority actions for 2022-23…

… Alleviation scheme is underway, and a natural flood management project has been installed at Coronation Park in Greasby. The council’s Tree, Hedgerow and Woodland Strategy sets out ambitious targets to plant 10,000 trees every year between 2020 and 2030 and with the support of the borough’s communities and volunteers, over 45,000 trees have been planted to date. Between 2021 and 2022, good progress has…

… Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. The IPCC was created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its implications and potential future risks, as well as to put forward adaptation and mitigation options. In 2022, the IPCC finalised the third part of the Sixth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2022

… to over 200 employees and Council members as part of the council’s commitment to becoming a carbon literate organisation. The Council were successfully awarded Bronze Status and with future course dates scheduled for 2022, are on the way to applying for silver status. Climate Emergency is now included in staff inductions to the council and is a section on the new virtual staff learning platform Flo…

… closely with ReThink Now! CIC, Wirral Environment Network, Wirral Met College, Cycling UK and Peel L&P with support from the Chamber of Commerce and Reciprocity. The eCargo bikes will be utilised internally and by partner organisations to replace existing delivery vehicles and the loans will commence in summer 2022. A pilot scheme for on-street residential charging commenced in October 2021 via…

Dover District Council

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… supported by Climate Change Ongoing Electricity consumption data at the Council Offices Whitfield has been lower in the last 3 years (Autumn) compared to Autumn 2019 (pre COVID). A reduction of:- 29,761.60 kwhs 2020 14,958.80 kWhs 2021 21,688.20 kWhs 2022 Increase in staff working remotely may account for some of these reductions. Motion sensor lights installed in corridors…

… emissions from catering equipment. Lighting is being upgraded to LED fittings and lamps throughout. The main venue is to have automatic lighting control system operation on presence/ absence detection which will realise additional energy and carbon savings. Dover Leisure Centre – since April 2022 energy consumption reduced by 21%. • Sensor controlled lighting throughout the centre…

…. • Car park lighting switched off at night. • Pools covered at night to reduce heat loss. • Aircon regulated to meet demands. • Unfortunately, solar panels on centre currently not operational to comply with insurance company recommendations, however remedial works due to complete by end of April 2023. Tides Leisure Centre – since April 2022 energy consumption reduced by 9.1…

… are being carried out on all properties that either do not have a current EPC or expired EPC as part of the programme to ensure that all properties reach EPC C by 2035. As at the end of January 2022 Council Housing Stock EPC report shows: - • 80 – EPC B • 2234 – EPC C • 1921 – EPC D • 71 – EPC E • 9 – EPC F • 1– EPC G 3325 – properties have actual EPCs 991 – have cloned…

… to https://www.dover.gov.uk/Planning/Planning-Policy-and-Regeneration/New-District-Local-Plan/Home.aspx https://www.doverdistrictlocalplan.co.uk/uploads/pdfs/dover-green-and-blue-infrastructure-strategy-evidence-report-may-2022.pdf https://www.doverdistrictlocalplan.co.uk/uploads/pdfs/dover-green-and-blue-infrastructure-strategy-evidence-report-may-2022.pdf…

Wiltshire Council

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…, March 2022 (PDF) [7MB] (opens new window)   What we are doing to tackle the problem Since the climate emergency was confirmed in Wiltshire we have progressed the following areas, recognising that this is the start of a journey. These are the latest highlights: Transport The council's first Electric Vehicle Charging…

… There are a number of active travel schemes across the county. visit New active travel schemes and  1 February 2022 - Cabinet meeting - Update on council's response to climate emergency, item 21, appendix 4.  To ensure air quality throughout the county can be monitored as effectively as possible, old monitoring stations will be replaced using community infrastructure funding. Housing…

… adopted  its Socially Responsible Procurement Policy , which will  ensure the Council maximises the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being that it delivers through its procurement activity. See Agenda and minutes: Cabinet - Tuesday 29 November 2022 10.00 am for more detail (Item 113). Updates on the council's work to tackle the climate locally Wiltshire Council's cabinet and full…

… council regularly receive updates on the council's work to tackle the climate emergency locally. Reports presented at these meetings 11 October 2022 - Cabinet Meeting - Update on council's response to climate emergency 1 February 2022 - Cabinet meeting - Update on council's response to climate emergency 13 July 2021 - Cabinet meeting - Update on council's response to climate emergency 23 February…

… Household Recycling Centres 21 December 2022 - Christmas recycling top tips and new kerbside battery collections 8 December 2022 - Council secures UK Shared Prosperity Fund investment to help level up Wiltshire 30 November 2022 - Salisbury station 'green' travel upgrade officially opens 28 November 2022 -  Wiltshire and Swindon councils receive almost £300,000…

Telford & Wrekin Council

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… carbon neutralBecoming carbon neutralBecoming carbon neutral 11 Ref Action Completion year Estimated annual carbon savings (tCO2e) Status Update/Source of New Action 2 Implement new power settings and usage controls on laptops, monitors and printers to reduce energy usage when not in use December 2022 75 tonnes CO2e In progress Opened discussions with suppliers. Awaiting supplier information…

… of New Action 7 Define and implement an optimum flexible working pattern to reduce the carbon impact of staff travel and enable reduction in required office space as well as updating key employment policies such as flexible working to minimise the carbon impact of employees at work April 2022 To be determined following completion of accommodation review. Closing one core office…

… Update/Source of New Action 8 (n) Explore the possibility of having the Ecosia internet search engine, on desktops alongside the default search engine as a visible icon. December 2022 Ecosia use profits from every search to plant trees. New action Source of action: Member drop-in session. 9 (n) Install Ground Source or Air Source heat pump technology and improve the thermal efficiency…

… of council owned buildings December 2022 Circa 800 tonnes CO2e savings. In progress Source of action: Employee suggestion. The Council has been successful in securing Low Carbon Skills funding which enabled us to assess the feasibility of installing heat pumps and thermal insulation technologies in seven Council buildings. This resulted in four bids being submitted to the Public Sector…

… December 2022 The carbon savings brought about by the action will count towards reducing the Borough’s carbon impact. In progress Tender for Ni-Park Phase 1 includes electric charging points for vehicles and PVs on units. Contract awarded December 2020 with completion of development in Q3 21/22. 12 (n) Develop a business case for large-scale investment in schools and community rooftop…

London Borough of Islington

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… by installing low-cost energy-saving measures through our Energy Doctor in the Home service. • Winning Council of the Year at the Regional Energy Efficiency Awards for Greater London in 2018 and Council of the Year at the National Energy Efficiency Awards in 2019. • Deciding to decarbonise our Pension Fund’s investments by 2022, by reducing the fund’s exposure to carbon emissions by 75% and reducing…

…. • Cleaning up the council vehicle fleet and working with Transport for London ensured buses in Islington are clean. • Introducing 170 electric vehicle charging points, with over 400 electric charging points planned to be in place by 2022. • Introducing electric vehicles and trialling a range of low emissions vehicle technologies to reduce our fleet emissions. • Investing in energy efficiency…

… (2020–2030). • Secure low carbon buildings and infrastruc- ture via borough planning (2020–2022). The Natural Environment and Waste Reduction and Recycling • Reduce consumption emissions by two thirds, focusing on food, clothing, elec- tronics and aviation (2020–2030). Following the adoption of this strategy, the council has agreed to hold an additional annual meeting of the Environment &…

…-records/transportandinfrastructure/information/ adviceandinformation/20192020/20200109lipmaindocument1.pdf 7https://www.islington.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/recycling/waste-reduction-and-recycling-plan-2018-2022 https://www.islington.gov.uk/planning/planning-policy https://www.islington.gov.uk/~/media/sharepoint-lists/public-records/transportandinfrastructure…

…/information/adviceandinformation/20192020/20200109lipmaindocument1.pdf https://www.islington.gov.uk/recycling-and-rubbish/recycling/waste-reduction-and-recycling-plan-2018-2022 11 Figure 3. City Road 1212 Islington's Vision 13 Islington’s Vision The UK government set a statutory target in the 2008 Climate Change Act to reduce UK greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80…

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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… Environmental Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022 - 2032 Environmental Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022 - 2032 Page 2 | Environmental Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022-32 Contents Leader’s Foreword 3 1. Introduction 4 National and International context 4 How…

… for extremes of weather. There are many agencies and groups committed to this agenda, but there are still many sceptics and there will be inertia as well as practical challenges as we try to break old habits and forge new, sustainable ones. Councillor Bob Cook Leader of the Council Environmental Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022-32 | Page 3 1. Introduction National…

… on how we operate as an organisation, we also want to work with partners to achieve change at the Borough scale and have wider influence where possible. Figure 1: UK greenhouse gas emissions and local authorities 4 Page 4 | Environmental Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022-32 Therefore the strategy seeks to make a difference in three ways: 1. By focusing on Council…

…. Environmental Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022-32 | Page 5 2. Strategic aims & objectives We have set four overarching aims for environmental sustainability and carbon reduction. For each aim we have a series of objectives, identifying what we need to do in order to achieve them. These aims and objectives should not be viewed in isolation; individual actions will often…

… contribute towards two or more of these aims. For example, any natural habitats we restore can help to achieve ‘net zero’ by locking up carbon in plants and trees (Aim 1), support nature recovery (Aim 2), and contribute to climate change adaptation by reducing flood risk (Aim 4). Page 6 | Environmental Sustainability & Carbon Reduction Strategy 2022-32 Aim 1: Achieve net zero greenhouse gas…

Essex County Council

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… (some whips and some standard-sized street trees). Revenue New Investment £220,000 2022/23- 2025/26. £300,000 grant from Forestry Commission. Building with Nature ECC is working with Natural England and universities to write a set of Green Infrastructure Standards, which can be used to assess local planning policy and new development within the county to ensure that they are properly…

… 2023. £680,000 drawdown from Climate Change Reserve 2021/22 to 2022/23 Sustainable land use. Maintenance of Green Streets (Cross Cut Transport) Essex Highways is the custodian of the public realm and there are multiple benefits to green initiatives, principal amongst these are flood reductions and urban heat stress reduction. To reduce the uncertainty about annual income we propose…

… a Green Infrastructure Maintenance Reserve based on 35,000 trees at £55 per tree. Revenue New Investment £1.925m 2022/23- 2025/26. Initiative Description Financial commitment Align ECC strategic aims Local Nature Partnership We have been working closely with the Essex Wildlife Trust (EWT) the Royal Society For the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and Natural England to set up a Local Nature…

… that we expect will form part of an Essex-wide Nature Recovery Strategy. Revenue New Investment £267,000 2022/23- 2024/25. Local Nature Recovery Strategy (Statutory) The Environment Bill is introducing a statutory requirement for a Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS). While the Environment Bill will require LAs to develop an NRS, the responsibility for delivery will be held across multiple…

… partners. ECC is also seeking to adopt a partnership approach when it comes to adapting Essex to a Net Zero environment. We will set up a Local Nature Partnership (LNP). ECC is funding a new Green Infrastructure Delivery officer post until April 2023 and an LNRS and LNP officer for two years from January 2022. Linked to Local Nature Partnership. Water Strategy ECC is working with Water…

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council

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… generation. Currently we have agreed to switch to a renewable electricity tariff for our larger estate premises from the 2020/2021 financial year onwards. This will significantly reduce our overall emissions from scope 2 emissions. From the 2021/2022 financial year we anticipate the entire council estate to be on this tariff. This will reduce scope 2 emissions to 0 tCO2e. However, ultimately…

…. Additionally, we are developing a pilot tree planting project, seeking to option grant funding for the planting of trees in the 2021/2022 planting season. We may also need to consider alternative options such as carbon credits or similar schemes to deal with residual emissions. 6.9. Other: Procurement This council is committed to sustainable practices in all areas of our work. This includes…

… ready applications/projects. Property Services / Alive West Norfolk 2021 - 2022 tbc 4. Implement a building retrofit programme. Property Services / Alive West Norfolk 2022 - 2050 tbc 3 Vehicle Fleet 5. Adopt an EV/Hybrid first policy (unless the business case suggests otherwise). Open Space / Transport Manager 2021 - 2022 n/a 6. Conduct a green fleet review through the Energy Saving…

… Trust. Open Space / Transport Manager 2021 - 2022 n/a 7. Develop a fleet renewal strategy – depending on the EST review and our commercial situation. Open Space / Transport Manager 2021 onwards 4 n/a 1 £3.8m in total for gas and electricity improvements, already acquired from the BEIS public sector decarbonisation grant. 2 The same BEIS public sector decarbonisation grant funding…

… grants. Open Space / Transport Manager 2021 - 2032 tbc Scope 2 Electricity Consumption 12. Complete switch to a 100% renewable energy tariff. Property Services / Alive West Norfolk 2021 - 2022 £2.5k 13. Re:fit Part 2 to increase Solar PV provision to offset increased ASHP & GSHP consumption. Property Services / Alive West Norfolk 2021 - 2022 £3.8m 7 14. Establish a building…

Plymouth City Council

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… Climate Emergency Action Plan 2022 | PLYMOUTH.GOV.UK document.body.className = ((document.body.className) ? document.body.className + ' js-enabled' : 'js-enabled'); Skip to main content PLYMOUTH.GOV.UK…

… Climate Emergency Action Plan Climate Emergency Action Plan 2022 Climate Emergency Action Plan 2022 This is the third of 11 action plans in the City Council's annual Climate Emergency Action Plan series. The action plan…

…: Buildings 2022 Actions the building sector is taking to reduce emissions  Mobility 2022 Actions we…

… are taking to reduce emissions from transport  Power and heat 2022 What we are doing to reduce emissions from…

… power generation and providing heat  Waste 2022 Actions we are taking to encourage reducing, re-using…

South Oxfordshire District Council

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… Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 Foreword Welcome to our Climate Action Plan for 2022-2024. This Plan outlines how we as a council will reduce our carbon emissions to reach our target of being a carbon neutral council by 2025. What does this mean? It involves reviewing our services and ways…

… Plan. Cllr David Rouane Leader of South Oxfordshire District Council Cllr. Sam Casey-Rerhaye Chair of the Climate and Ecological Emergencies Advisory Committee (CEEAC) Cllr Sue Cooper Cabinet Member for Environment, Climate Change and Nature Recovery Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 southoxon.gov.uk/climateaction 1…

… of our strategic approach to climate action, our reporting methods and then our action plan. Carbon neutral, or ‘net zero carbon’, means there is a balance between the carbon emissions released into the atmosphere and the amount of carbon emissions removed from the atmosphere. Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 southoxon.gov.uk…

…. Publishing this Climate Action Plan is one of the projects within the Plan. The Climate Action Plan runs in line with the dates of the Corporate Plan and contributes to our strategic vision and operations as a council. Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 southoxon.gov.uk/climateaction 3 https://unfccc.int https…

… to reduce carbon emissions We are implementing flood alleviation schemes to combat risks arising from climate change Climate Action Plan for South Oxfordshire District Council 2022-2024 southoxon.gov.uk/climateaction 4 https://www.southandvale.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/South-Oxfordshire-and-Vale-of-White-Horse-Policy-for-Planting-Trees-on-Council-Owned…

Vale of White Horse District Council

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… Climate Action Plan for Vale of White Horse District Council 2022-2024 District Council Foreword We are really proud to present our Climate Action Plan for 2022-2024. Tackling the climate emergency is a priority for us and this Plan sets out how we will achieve our target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030, with a 75 per cent…

… Council Climate Action Plan for Vale of White Horse District Council 2022-2024 whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction 1 https://www.whitehorsedc.gov.uk/vale-of-white-horse-district-council/about-the-council/corporate-plan/ http://whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction Welcome from Simon Hewings, Head of Finance, Vale of White Horse District Council…

… there is a balance between the carbon emissions released into the atmosphere and the amount of carbon emissions removed from the atmosphere. Climate Action Plan for Vale of White Horse District Council 2022-2024 whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction 2 http://whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction Policy Context There are a range of global, national, regional and local…

… of the Corporate Plan and contributes to our strategic vision and operations as a council. Climate Action Plan for Vale of White Horse District Council 2022-2024 whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction 3 https://unfccc.int https://unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/the-paris-agreement https://sdgs.un.org/goals…

… carbon emissions We are implementing flood alleviation schemes to combat risks arising from climate change Climate Action Plan for Vale of White Horse District Council 2022-2024 whitehorsedc.gov.uk/climateaction 4 https://www.southandvale.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/South-Oxfordshire-and-Vale-of-White-Horse-Policy-for-Planting-Trees-on-Council-Owned-Land…

Newport City Council

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… Carbon Management Plan 2018 – 2022 Release: Draft Date: Author: Ross Cudlipp Owner: Document Ref: Version No: Table of Contents 1 Foreword…

… resilience and environmental impact. Every pound saved is a pound available to invest in services. This plan sets out the council’s vision, mission, objectives and strategy for carbon reduction from 2018 until 2022 and beyond. I will continue to work closely with the community, partner organisations, elected members and officers to ensure the council continues to work towards our…

… environmental benefits and ongoing financial benefits which will help the council, and therefore the city, to become more sustainable in the long- term. This Carbon Management Plan supports Objective 4 – Modernised Council in the regeneration, investments and housing service plan 2018-2022. It is strongly linked with the strategic asset management plan 2018-2022 that lays out the strategy…

… The council’s carbon management plan 2018-2022, will focus primarily on: Scope 1 - Direct: The council can have most direct influence in the area, success in the organisation will allow us to build a base from which to support others. Scope 2 – Indirect: Emissions per unit from the consumption of electricity and other fuels are externally dictated and changes are outside of the council’s…

… such as reducing business travel and supporting active travel will make a contribution towards decarbonisation. Welsh Government is expected to drive improvements in the supply chain through procurement policy. The Welsh Government’s support for the public sector to decarbonise is currently focused on Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. The council’s carbon management plan 2018-2022 is also focused…

Brentwood Borough Council

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… Environment Strategy 2022-2025 Growi ng Protec ting Devel oping Impro ving Delive ring Page 3 Foreword Cllr Chris Hossack Cllr Maria Pearson Leader of Brentwood Borough Council Chair of Environment, Enforcement and Housing Committee The council’s corporate strategy outlines the importance of protecting our environment as one…

… charging points to be deployed in 2022/23 • Support a Local Cycling Walking Infrastructure Plan to ensure people can safely navigate the borough in a healthy and conveniently efficient way • Promote and challenge residents to improve fuel efficiency through roadshows 4 times per year • Work with Essex County Council (ECC)t to implement their plans for sustainable transport • Continue to support…

… social houses Planning approved for  61 funding secured to improve energy efficiency of social housing and low income households £749k Housing stock of 2,500 Plans to plant 16,000 trees in Hutton Country Park 2022/23 16Parks and open spaces in Brentwood borough 2Sites of Special Scientific Interest 250,000 trees as part of the Thames Gateway Project Assist with the planting of Page…

… equipment in council buildings is of energy efficiency grade B or above by 2040 • Train all council staff to be energy efficient by 2025, including new starters • Train senior management to be carbon literate by end of 2022 • Provide workshops and resources for residents and local businesses on how to save energy • Consider the merits of renewable energy opportunities within the borough Currently…

… Recycle Recover Dispose 5.5 million kerbside waste and recycling collections per year All electricity for council buildings is on a green tariff and considered carbon neutral Senior Leadership Team training in carbon literacy in February 2022 New recycling scheme separating waste introduced August 2020 Reduced the amount of contamination in waste collected Page 11Page 10 Behavioural…

Westminster City Council

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… in to renewable energy infrastructure launched our Responsible Procurement Strategy to put greater emphasis on sustainability within supplier contracts delivered over 1500 electric vehicle charge points across the borough Read the full report below: Document Climate Emergency Action Plan, 2022 summary PDF, 6.27 MB, 24 pages In 2023 we will bring…

… are: by 2040, upgrade our social housing estate, targeting an average Energy Performance Certificate Band B rating by 2022, cut emissions from our corporate estate by retrofitting up to 70 properties, targeting 20% emissions reductions in 2022, establish a dedicated online platform for residents to provide information and advice on climate change, energy efficiency and wider sustainability opportunities…

… are: in 2022, develop and agree a Clean Energy Strategy for the Pimlico District Heat Undertaking (PDHU), and for our social housing estate by 2023 by 2030, deliver our PDHU and social housing estate Clean Energy Strategies, achieving significant carbon savings by 2023, undertake a feasibility assessment of clean and renewable energy opportunities across Westminster to inform a Local Area Energy Plan…

… main priority is to cut transport-based sources of emissions and air pollution Some of our main actions are: deliver a rolling programme of cycling improvements across the city to improve and connect to the London-wide Cycleways network, including 23km of new additional cycle lanes between 2024-26 by 2022, expand the roll-out of EV charging infrastructure to 1,500 charge points in total across…

… the city, including 30 additional rapid chargers for delivery vehicles, maintaining a long-term ratio of one EV charge point to 7-8 electric vehicle across all wards in 2022 deliver charging infrastructure at our Landmann Way Depot to enable electrification of Westminster’s waste fleet vehicles, powered by Westminster’s own waste, upgrading the residential waste vehicle fleet (40 vehicles) to electric…

London Borough of Croydon

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… progress has been made and the current up to date information about infrastructure delivery and its timing. In the Local Plan Review, approved by Cabinet in December 2022, the council is planning for up to 42,000 new homes in the borough by 2039, representing a significant increase from the previous Local Plan target. This higher growth target has been reflected in this year’s IDP…

…? The following projects have been delivered: Smitham Primary School – Bulge class: 2019/20 academic year What are the next steps for 2022? Gresham Primary School – Proposed bulge class: 2022/23 academic year What are the next steps from 2022 and beyond? Proposal for a new primary school to be delivered on Site 201: Lidl, Easy Gym and car park, 99-101 London Road, subject to an increase…

… at planning area level. Currently there is a higher than necessary level of surplus places in the North and sufficiency in the South. Where are we now? The following projects have been delivered: Ark Blake Academy (6FE) – New free school: 2020/21 What are the next steps for 2022? There are currently no plans to provide any additional secondary school places in Croydon. Risks…

…/25 2025/30 2030/35 2035/40 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 10 EDUCATION INFRASTRUCTURE: SEND PROVISION What? Provision of placements at Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) schools Where? Borough-wide When? Up to 2022 Why? The Council as an Educational authority has specific duties in relation to provision of education for children with special…

… for special school places for children and improve the existing provision in the borough the following is being provided: Addington Valley Academy (age 2-19) 120 place provision completed. This opened to 80 Reception – KS3 cildren and young people with complex needs and ASD September 2021 and will fully open in September 2022. St Nicholas Primary School 2FE expansion to provide a 4FE provision…

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