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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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… Priority area Key progress 2020/21 Key actions 2021/22 Challenges / opportunities THEME: OVERARCHING ACTIVITY Summary: The focus in 2020/21 has been on laying the foundations of the response to the climate emergency, including baseline development, understanding gaps, and developing governance arrangements, whilst taking initial action…

… collaborating on the Climate Emergency agenda – has been established to support the delivery of NZ30 and NZ40 targets. Introduce carbon impact assessments for all cabinet reports, ensuring consideration and mitigation of potential emissions associated with proposals is embedded across the Council. Officers require support to develop their understanding of emission impacts. Continue to develop…

… was published in June 2020. • The Leader of the Council also chairs the city region’s transport and environment board, which oversees implementation of a climate emergency response framework, as well as shaping future policy priorities. • The Council’s chief executive sits on Yorkshire Leaders’ Board’s zero carbon sub-group, with lead responsibility for national lobbying and policy development…

… and the implications on procurement. Priority area Key progress 2020/21 Key actions 2021/22 Challenges / opportunities Communications • Initial engagement with partners to raise awareness of the climate emergency declaration and associated actions and to begin to generate ideas for joint activity. Develop climate emergency communications plan to facilitate the participation and involvement of residents…

… baseline data i.e. on emissions in areas such as transport and housing. Building baseline data will support the Council’s evidence base to identify and act on environmental strategic priorities. Understanding and using emission data can be highly specialised; developing this expertise is difficult with existing capacity and may require additional resources. ROTHERHAM COUNCIL: CLIMATE


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