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Scottish Borders Council

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… ‘Responding to the Climate Crisis – Urgency, Embedding and Lessons Learned’; and  Mr Ian Aikman, the Council’s Chief Planning and Housing Officer, called ‘Climate Action – Playing #OurPart’. In response, the Committee agreed to recommend to Council that Council considers a report on the climate emergency as soon as possible. This report is presented in response to that recommendation. 2.2…

… to address these fundamental challenges. 4.4 Recognising the impact that the global climate emergency will have on every community and every business, Scotland has set ambitious targets as part of its Climate Change (Emissions Reduction Targets)(Scotland) Act 2019, which received Royal Assent on 31 October 2019. The primary objective of the Act is to raise the ambition of the greenhouse gas emissions…

… reduction targets set out in the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009. Part 4 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 places duties upon public bodies which require that that a public body ‘must, in exercising its functions, act in the way best calculated to contribute to the delivery of emissions reduction targets (known as 'mitigation'), in the way best calculated to help deliver any statutory

… concentrate on resilience and adaptation actions to address the ongoing impacts of climate change such as ‘hotter dryer summers, warmer wetter winters and increased flooding’ that we are all starting to experience. The Second Scottish Climate Adaptation Programme 2019-2024 was published in September 2019 and sets out how Scotland will prepare for the challenges of a changing climate. 4.9 Achieving…

… development – for young and old – with the net-zero transition. 4.12 In responding to the challenge of climate change, the Council has two fundamental responsibilities: a) The first responsibility is to deliver a comprehensive reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and climate adaptation across the Council as an organisation. As noted in the Embedding Sustainable Development Report, just as leading…

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