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Cotswold District Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… the climate crisis; enhanced biodiversity was central to the City’s overall ‘net zero’ vision along with more cycling, walking, and public transport, and far fewer cars; the buildings sector should adopt improved building standards, widespread retrofitting, and more domestic and non- domestic energy needs should be met by sustainable sources…

… agencies agree that the climate crisis, and the closely related ecological crisis, is the biggest medium- and long-term threat to our world and all our livelihoods. These crises, and the strength and effectiveness of our collective response to them, is the defining context of the next few decades, and indeed much further into the future. Taking action on the climate crisis means two things…

… level principles, imperatives, targets and action areas for responding to the climate emergency (both as a Council and more widely for the district as a whole) for the ten year period 2020-2030, consistent with the Council’s unanimous declaration of a climate emergency in July 2019. o The climate crisis, and the related ecological crisis, present profound threats to the prospects…

… on offsetting. This is a challenging target, and how the Council organises itself post Covid-19 will affect progress towards it. o The organising principles of this strategy include being bold; providing leadership; being evidence based; looking for the biggest effects and co-benefits; linking mitigation with adaptation and linking the climate and ecological emergencies; working in partnership…

… action on climate, commensurate with the Council’s declaration of a climate emergency in July 2019 and an ecological emergency in July 2020; o set out the high level principles that underpin the development and execution of the strategy; o identify the scale and sources of emissions from the district and from council operations; o identify the points of greatest leverage in bringing about…

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