Decision details

Climate Emergency Initial Action Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


At Cabinet in July 2019, a climate emergency was declared and the Environment Panel was asked to draft a Climate Emergency Action Plan and present this plan back to Cabinet in January 2020. The plan will set out the actions the Council proposes to take in order to address the climate emergency, and the resources required to implement the plan.



That the Climate Emergency Initial Action Plan as presented in Appendix 1 be approved.



That a Climate Emergency officer post at a total cost of £120,000, plus an operational budget of £30,000, is funded from reserves for 2 years (full time) to support delivery of the Action Plan.

Report author: Mr Tom Day

Publication date: 09/01/2020

Date of decision: 07/01/2020

Decided at meeting: 07/01/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/01/2020

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