Decision details

Climate Emergency Advisory Panel - Carbon Reduction Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report from CEAP setting out the review of carbon emissions from Council operations and a proposed carbon reduction plan.




  1. That the results of the 2020 Carbon audit of the Council’s own operations, services, and buildings be approved.
  2. That the recommended carbon reduction pathway and modelled scenarios as set out in the report and Corporate Carbon Descent Plan to achieve the carbon neutral target by 2030 be approved.
  3. That the Council’s first Corporate Carbon Descent Plan and actions for 2021 – 2022 and its trajectory with the aim to achieve its carbon neutral target by 2030 for its own operation, services, and buildings be approved. 


Approval would recognise the Plan as a strategic policy document which would inform key Council decision making and the Five-Year Plan.


Report author: Gary Stevenson

Publication date: 11/03/2021

Date of decision: 11/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 11/03/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/03/2021

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