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Burnley Borough Council

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… Burnley Climate Change Strategy 2022-2026 BURNLEY CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY 2022 - 2026 Burnley Climate Change Strategy 2 CONTENTS 1. Introduction 3 - Climate Emergency Declaration 3 2. The established causes &…

… 6. The Action Plan 21 7. References & End notes 36 Burnley Climate Change Strategy 3 1. Introduction Climate Emergency Declaration 1.1 In July 2019 Burnley Council declared a climate emergency. The Council had recognised and sought to address the issue of climate change through a number of its previous plans and strategies, but in declaring a climate emergency the Council…

… sought to highlight the importance and urgency of this issue and ensure it is doing everything practically possible to limit Burnley’s contribution to global climate change and adapt to its effects. 1.2 This strategy summarises the Council’s commitment to addressing the climate emergency and concentrates on what the Council can and is doing to help address the issue. 1.3 Climate change…

… considerations can include SPDs and changes in national policy that follow the plan’s adoption. 3.20 Although the Council’s declaration of a climate emergency post-dates the adoption the local plan, the issues relevant to planning and climate change are addressed in the local plan and there has been no change in national policy since the plan was adopted which would render the local plan out of date…

… not seek to repeat or replace these documents but rather to further develop the Council’s work on climate change initiatives and set out any new or improved actions that the Council can put in place to address the climate emergency. Where necessary and appropriate, these other plans and strategies will be updated (through the relevant procedures) to reflect this Strategy. Working with Lancashire…

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