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Gloucester City Council

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… as whole by 2050. This is not a detailed strategy but a road map of broadly how we can achieve our ambitions, as a great deal of work still needs to be done baselining the emissions of the Council/City and planning how to then address the shortfall. 2.0 Recommendations 2.1 Cabinet is asked to RESOLVE that: (1) the report is noted as a roadmap to achieving a carbon net zero Council by 2030 and net

… to meet its next carbon budget to 2023. Beyond that, with the recent amendment to the Climate Change Act, the UK was the first major economy to have a target of reducing carbon dioxide emissions to net zero by 2050. 3.5 More locally, by 2019 all Gloucestershire Local Authorities had adopted a Climate Emergency Resolution in some shape or form. For Gloucester, this recognised the science…

… of climate change and noted relevant international agreements. Importantly it committed the City Council to being net Zero by 2030 and similarly the City as a whole to be carbon net neutral by 2050. It also required a carbon audit to inform City Council action on climate change. There were a number of other actions associated with the resolution, though the starting point is clearly to conduct…

zero city by 2050, and that officers continue the work outlined in this report to develop a Climate Change Strategy and bring this back to Cabinet for approval later in the year. (2) it supports investigating the projects contained in the ‘quick win’ section of the appendix, subject to Council agreeing to dedicate funds towards such environmental, carbon reduction or adaptation projects at its…


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