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Colchester Borough Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… consultation with stakeholders and innovation in the industry. In 2019, we ranked among the top 10 local authorities in the Friends of the Earth’s performance review in diferent categories including renewable energy, public transport, lift- sharing, energy efciency at home, waste recycling, and tree cover. In the same year, we declared a climate emergency. As a responsible Local Authority, we know…

… that we have an important role to play in promoting sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. In 2020 we published our Council’s Strategic Plan 2020-2023 with tackling the climate challenge and leading sustainability as a key priority. We also developed our Climate Emergency Action Plan highlighting how we will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to reach carbon neutrality by 2030. In 2021…

…: Ensure internal strategies and policies are consistent with our climate emergency declaration and commitment for net zero carbon by 2030. Strengthen our assessment of climate and environmental impacts in all decision making and reporting, including project development processes. Develop and roll out a climate change learning and development programme for staf and members to improve…

… understanding of carbon and wider environmental context. As a Local Authority, we have a responsibility to both evolve and act on our strategy. We updated our Climate Emergency Action Plan (CEAP) to include actions under each of the strategic themes as well as additional actions. This CEAP 2021-2023 will be reviewed bi-annually showing progress across the themes. This progress is possible by working…


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