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Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

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… of achieving our long- term objective. We can use this to steer future policy over the coming years. (March 2021) William Benson Chief Executive With the declaration of a climate emergency, we recognise the crucial role that local authorities can play in helping to reduce both the causes and impacts of climate change. It provides us with the opportunity to develop effective pathways towards…

climate change. In July 2019 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, declared a Climate Emergency (FC29/19 – see Full Council minutes) and set an ambition to make its own operations, services and buildings carbon neutral by 2030. Following the declaration of a Climate Emergency, the Council established a cross- party Climate Emergency Advisory Panel (CEAP) to conduct an audit of the Council’s…

… in environmental projects to balance out its own carbon footprint and ambition of being carbon neutral by 2030. Only emissions that cannot be abated by other means should be offset. Keeping on track and reducing our emissions as much as possible by 2030 will ensure we are restricting our contribution to damaging climate change. Early action will be critical to avoid falling behind targets…

…. The importance of taking early action and meeting our ambition of being carbon neutral by 2030 is shown in chart 5.2 below. If we did nothing and maintained ‘BAU’ Page 14 of 31 Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Corporate Carbon Descent Plan & Action Plan 2021-2022 Date of publication – 31 March 2021 the Council would use its entire carbon allowance to avoid dangerous climate change

… summary Completion date: Council Team Responsible Outline Impact 2 Develop a climate change impact assessment toolkit. Every project to include low carbon opportunities and solutions. End April 2021 Sustainability (lead) All departments responsible for implementing and using toolkit Develop a guide and reporting template to enable the potential environmental effects, climate


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