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Climate Change

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Climate Change Plan Taking action to reduce our impact 2009-2012

  • Report
  • published by Other on 18/04/2012
Description

This Climate Change Strategy focuses on the work that Broxtowe Borough Council can do to tackle climate change in its various roles as estate manager, service provider and community leader.

Places: Broxtowe Borough

The Nottingham Community Climate Change Strategy 2012-2020

  • Report
  • published by Nottingham City Council on 24/01/2012
Description

This Climate Change Strategy seeks to develop a low carbon, resilient society for Nottingham. What do we mean by this? - Encourage environmental behavioural change within the city - Locally focused, deliverable actions - Stakeholders and key influencers engaged in climate change issues - Key messages which link climate change to local priorities - Demonstrate Nottingham¿s leadership and vision on climate change - To continue to monitor and review our actions, and to be accountable

Places: Nottingham City

The Nottingham Community Climate Change Strategy 2012-2020 - Executive Summary

  • Report
  • published by Nottingham City Council on 23/01/2012
Description

This Climate Change Strategy seeks to develop a low carbon, resilient society for Nottingham. What do we mean by this? - Encourage environmental behavioural change within the city - Locally focused, deliverable actions - Stakeholders and key influencers engaged in climate change issues - Key messages which link climate change to local priorities - Demonstrate Nottingham¿s leadership and vision on climate change - To continue to monitor and review our actions, and to be accountable

Places: Nottingham City

Climate Change Act 2008

  • Report
  • published by Other on 26/11/2008
Description

The Act sets out legally binding targets for the UK to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by at least 80 per cent by 2050, and 26% by 2020. It gives the Secretary of State the power to set-up carbon trading schemes including the Carbon Reduction Commitment, which will include large local authorities, and the ability for local authorities to pilot waste reduction schemes that include financial incentives.

Places: Other

Building a Greener Future- policy statement

  • Report
  • published by Other on 23/07/2007
Description

The Building a Greener Future: policy statement, in conjunction with the Code for Sustainable Homes, and Planning Policy Statement: Planning and Climate Change, seeks to ensure that by 2016, all new homes will be zero carbon. This will be set in Building Regulations and will be achieved in three stages: 25% improvement in energy/carbon performance by 2010, 44% by 2013, and zero carbon by 2016. In part this paper responds to the findings of the consultation document 'Building a Greener Future: Towards Zero Carbon Development - Consultation': http://www.communities.gov.uk/documents/planningandbuilding/pdf/153125.pdf

Places: Other

UK Climate Change Programme 2006

  • Report
  • published by Other on 28/03/2006
Description

The UK Climate Change Programme is the Government's programme to reduce man-made emissions (greenhouses gases) considered to be contributing to climate change. Objectives: Encourage energy production from renewable sources, and invest in the development of technologies that reduce carbon production in commercial processes. Reduce the amount of carbon produced by vehicular transport, businesses and agriculture. Reduce the amount carbon produced and water used by domestic properties.

Places: Other

Climate Change Framework for Action in Nottinghamshire (Final, Nottinghamshire County Council 2005)

  • Report
  • published by Nottinghamshire County Council on 01/09/2005
Description

The framework sets out the actions required to minimise the potential threats posed by Climate Change. Objectives: Reduction in energy use. Improved energy efficiency. Increased use of renewable energy. Become an increasingly low carbon economy. Adaptation to the inevitable changes in the climate and minimisation of the risks.

Places: Nottinghamshire