Climate change strategy
The South Gloucestershire Climate Change Strategy 2018-2023 was adopted by Cabinet on the 8 October 2018.
It is due to be endorsed by the South Gloucestershire Strategic Partnership in January 2019.
The strategy covers both Climate Change mitigation and adaptation and includes the following targets.
To reach at least an 80% reduction of carbon emissions from a 1990 baseline
Current situation: 41% reduction on 1990 levels of carbon emissions
To reach 6% renewables as a percentage of local energy demand by 2028, leading to a target of 25% by 2036
Current situation: 3.6% of local energy demand
Climate Change Adaptation
To respond to new national data emerging from the UK climate projections 2018 in combination with local data and make appropriate adjustments
Current situation: Measures from the last Climate Change Adaptation plan implemented.
Delivering the strategy
In order to deliver the strategy we are developing five action plans
- Climate Resilience
- Carbon Emissions Reductions
- New Development
- Low Carbon Economy
To get in touch with us please email EnvironmentalPolicy@southglos.gov.uk
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