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Our climate change work

How we are tackling emissions across the borough,  Aiming Low : The road to net zero [2MB]

HPBC Climate Change Working Group

The Climate Change Working Group continues to meet to discuss and agree actions going forward in respect of a number of key themes including biodiversity, transport and travel, planning, Waste and Energy.

You can view previous and upcoming meeting minutes and agendas for the Climate Change Working Group online.

Since declaring a climate emergency  the Council has taken a number of actions:

  • The Council held its first Climate Change Summit which brought together a number of interested groups to highlight local issues and share ideas.
  • Carbon Literacy Training was provided to Councillors and an agreement was negotiated for staff training to be provided by Keele University
  • Climate Change Working Group has been established
  • The collation of 'in-house' data commenced to establish a baseline from which to work from going forward
  • We are working with community groups across the borough to mutually support initiatives to decrease the carbon emissions and to develop strategies to enhance biodiversity.
  • Developed an action plan for the council to reach the 2030 net zero target [1MB]
  • High Peak Climate Change Action Plan Part 2 [2MB]  - What we can all do to help

A full Climate Change update report from February 2020 can be viewed here.

Climate Change Annual Report 2022 [631KB]

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