To address Cardiff Council’s climate emergency, the Council produced the One Planet Cardiff Strategy which sets out the Council’s approach across the coming decade to work in partnership with stakeholders to develop a pathway for a Carbon Neutral City by 2030.
Now that the UK and Scottish Governments have committed to reaching Net Zero in legislation, all attention is on delivery. Local authorities and their public sector partners are often sitting at the sharp end of that delivery, working to secure the co-benefits of climate action for the people and places they serve. So, with so much focus on action, what can mandatory public sector climate change reporting add to the agenda?
Christopher Hammond, Network Membership Director, reflects on our recent 'Lunchtime Learnings' webinar, discussing the the good, the bad and the ugly of transport interventions, with five steps discussed to smooth the delivery path.
Cllr Lorna Dupré reflects on Cambridgeshire County Council's new Climate Change & Environment Strategy, which commits to reach Net Zero in the Council's own operations by 2030 and across the whole county by 2045.