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Gloucester City Council

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… and the need to reduce emissions as well as adapt to a changing climate. Back in 2001 it adopted the Nottingham Declaration on Climate Change and later that year it adopted its own Agenda 21 (Sustainable Development Strategy). This was a project-based document and was rolled forward on an annual basis. Moving into the new century, the City Council put forward an annual Energy Management strategy…

… of 1992 recognised the power of community action in delivering sustainable change. Without wider community consent we will not achieve the ambitious goals we have set. As such we will try and support community action to spread the word and to achieve projects on the ground. This will need to include actions around social media and other publicity outlets to ensure that the message is put across…

… that development responds, mitigates and minimises its impact on climate change through sustainable design and construction, addressing flood risk and encouraging the use of sustainable forms of transport, making the most of existing infrastructure’. As such it includes policies on: electric charging points, building standards, renewable energy and flood management. Our private sector housing team works…

…, as with planning, there are boundaries often set by Government as to what can and cannot be achieved through local regulatory change. 3.19 Co-benefits There are many ancillary benefits to Climate Change mitigation and adaption projects. Less traffic means better air quality and more pleasant environment. Flood management projects such as SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) will have biodiversity…


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