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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

… 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…

… 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…

… climate change by reducing Aberdeen's carbon emissions and adapting to the impacts of our changing climate.”  Renewed focus and increased action offer opportunities to better manage our climate risks, build our resilience, reduce our costs, seek further investment and build in co-benefits across a range of our statutory and local priorities.  This also presents us with the opportunity to better…


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