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Aberdeen City Council

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… transformation to a net zero and climate resilient council, will affect every part of our organisation, requiring a raising of ambition, an acceleration in change and a smart, coordinated, different ways of doing things. Our commitment Our context  The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 set climate change duties for public bodies, including: contributing to the delivery of national emission targets

… zero by 2045. Government consultation on the Role of Public Bodies in tackling Climate Change indicates the public sector should be more ambitious in setting their own targets. We will be an exemplar for net zero and climate resilience, developing a comprehensive Energy and Climate Plan in year 2020/21. It will set: our year for zero direct climate emissions; targets to reduce our indirect…

… Aberdeen City Council Energy and Climate Plan ‘Routemap’ Executive summary We have legal duties as well as financial and societal imperatives to act robustly on climate change. The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 set our initial legal framework for this. We are required to reduce our climate emissions and raise our climate…

… resilience in the way we design, build and manage our operations and assets. A 2019 Act introduces a Scottish net zero emissions target by 2045 and requires the strengthening of our ambitions and actions to address climate change. We were the first Council in Scotland to produce a Climate Change Action Plan in 2002 and have taken several important steps since then. The purpose of this proposed…

…; helping to deliver the national adaptation programme; and reporting annually.  Evidence of the growing pace and severity of climate change today has resulted in a seismic shift of public and political opinion on this issue, resulting in renewed legislation, policies, actions and funding at all levels.  The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2019 has increased Scotland’s emission targets to net…


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