Climate change - what we do

Information about what we are doing to reduce the causes of and risks from climate change. 

What is the council doing to reduce the causes of, and risks from, climate change?

The Environmental Policy contains our objectives on climate change and is summarised below:

Environmental Policy Summary (pdf 1.43mb opens in new window)

The objectives commit us to:

  • mitigation (reducing our carbon emissions in an attempt to lessen the extent of climate change)
  • adaptation (becoming better prepared for, and more resilient to the impacts of, a changing climate).