Small steps matter on climate change

By Paul O'Brien | 09 February 2021
  • Paul O'Brien

How do you build a new greener social, economic and environmental operating system at a local authority level? One small step at a time but with an unrelenting focus on the bigger picture of why these small steps matter.

That larger vision starts with the Climate Change Act, which commits the UK to being net zero by 2050. The trajectory of progress along the route map to that goal is monitored by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) through regular updates; the recent sixth carbon budget report being one of these. The majority of councils now have climate change declarations, which set out the scale of their ambitions, with many now having action plans in place.

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