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Perth and Kinross Council

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… planet – that must change. The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win. The climate crisis is caused by us and the solutions must come from us”. UN Secretary-General António Guterres at the opening of the Climate Action Summit, September 2019 Introduction by Leader of the Council and the Chief Executive Overwhelming scientific evidence has prompted…

… local and national governments to declare climate emergencies, and this urgency has been given extra impetus by emerging movements globally and locally - raising awareness of the catastrophic consequences of inaction. In June this year the Council declared our support for the Scottish Government and UK Parliaments’ climate emergency statements. We must turn this intent into practice…

… vision, and strategy to address the climate emergency. This will be a central part of the emerging Perth & Kinross Offer, where we will work together across all parts of our community, to identify what we can all do locally, to address this major global challenge. We believe that a resource efficient and climate resilient area will not only be a better place to live, it will also be fairer…

… acknowledged its responsibilities, by unanimously passing a Motion (Appendix 1), which committed the Council to lead by example in accelerating the transformational change required to address the climate emergency. The Chief Executive was tasked with setting out a route map to deliver through co-production with citizens and other stakeholders, a low carbon Perth & Kinross. This report…

…, and how that close working can evolve to ensure our future climate change activities remain unified, focussed and effective. b) The Challenge and Our Response i) The Climate Emergency Whilst for some time, there has been almost universal recognition that climate change is one of the biggest risks facing our planet, the urgency of action was brought sharply into focus in 2018…

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