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Inverclyde Council

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…. Sustainable development is a key theme running throughout the Local Development Plan with the mitigation of and adaptation to climate change seen as a core responsibility of the Council with respect to its duties as a planning authority. It incorporates the nature of land use, energy efficiency of buildings and the adoption of renewable/low carbon energy, sustainable transport and identifies criteria…

… against which proposals for waste management facilities will be considered. One of the Council’s Key Performance Indicators relates to sustainable development. This Key Performance Indicator includes the reduction of the Council’s own carbon emissions which must be reported annually. Inverclyde Local Development Plan 9 CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN 2018 3. CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY The Council’s…

… will continue to develop programmes to reduce its carbon emissions and adapt to climate change. In meetings of the Climate Change and Energy Group, existing projects are evaluated and new projects proposed. Climate change awareness programmes are ongoing and subject to refinement. The Council regularly attends events concerning climate change, environmental sustainability and utilities with public sector…

…/pdf/assessment-report/ar5/syr/SYR_AR5_FINAL_full.pdf 7 CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN 2018 three years in a row so the Scottish Government decide to enact this part of the Act. The Council must report annually on its activities and performance with respect to climate change including carbon emissions reduction, climate change adaptation and sustainable procurement. 2.3 National policy In 2017…

… of this is the reduction in costs to the Council from these. In financial year 2016/17, the estimated spend by the Council on all carbon sources was £5.64 million. This is split as follows: 2.5 Council policy In 2009, the Council launched its flagship environment policy ‘Green Charter’. The policy aimed to reduce energy and waste and promote the sustainable use of resources within the Council and across the whole…

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