Search inside documents

Search method
Document type

Search results for "climate adaptation"

Including 7 closely related terms such as change adaptation, climate change, and tackle climate.

1 result

West Sussex County Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… to see. The Climate Change Act 2008 is the UK’s long- term framework for tackling Climate Change. The Act aims to facilitate the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy by 2050. In 2019 the Government amended the goals within this Act and committed the UK to achieving “net zero” greenhouse gases by 2050. A number of national policies and initiatives have been introduced to help meet targets…

… Council commitments on tackling climate change. d. We will lobby for change in national policy where our current statutory obligations do not allow us to match our ambition. e. We will challenge and support others to follow our example f. We will work in partnership to find innovative solutions and collaborative ways of working to tackle climate change. By placing these agreed ways…

… to use new technologies, clean energy sources, change people’s behaviour, or make older technology more energy efficient.) Climate change adaptation Adaptation refers to the to the actions taken to manage the unavoidable impacts of climate change. Climate change resilience Resilience refers to the ability to the state of, a community for example, to cope and recover from the impacts of climate

… West Sussex County Council Climate Change Strategy 2020 to 2030 1 Climate Change StrategyClimate Change Strategy 2020–20302020–2030 2 3 Contents Foreword 3 Our vision 4 Introduction 4 The strategy 6 This strategy is: 6 This strategy does not: 6 Long term sustainable thinking 6…

… Benefits 7 A need for leadership 8 Our opportunities 8 County Council Commitments 9 We will mitigate the effects of climate change by 9 reducing carbon emissions We will adapt and be resilient to a changing climate 9 We will source and use resources sustainably 9 We will support and grow our local green economy 9 We will transform how we work 9 Governance 10…


This is a new service – your feedback will help us improve it.