Agenda item

Climate Emergency Strategy Adoption and Climate Update

Report of the Strategic Director, Economy, Innovation and Growth


Consideration has been given to the adoption of the Climate Strategy.




That Council be recommended to adopt the Climate Strategy.




That the continued development of the Ward Level Action Plans be approved.




That the More and Better Woods Action Plan be approved.




That the results of the independent environmental audit, the carbon monitoring report, and the ongoing activities that are progressing towards our climate and environmental sustainability targets be noted.


For the following reasons:



To progress the Council’s carbon neutral commitment.



To show progress towards the Council’s commitment to achieving carbon neutrality in Gateshead.


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