06 Dec 2022
Hampshire County Council has developed 2 decision making tools including a climate adaptation tool that's used to develop climate resilience in the area, for example in communities vulnerable to climate impacts. Targeting climate change adaptation at people and neighbourhoods most at risk from extreme weather events is part of Action 11 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for Councils.
21 Oct 2022
The government is attempting to revive the fracking industry. Below we debunk fracking as a solution to the energy crisis. We also answer some key questions about the impact of fracking on the countryside, the climate and jobs, as well as the risks it poses to public health and the local environment.
08 Sep 2022
Learn why Kingston council is backing the climate action Blueprint that calls for more powers and resources for local councils. Supporting the Blueprint is Action 50, along with 49 other actions councils can take to act on climate.
23 May 2022
Find out how Dundee City Council is developing climate policies by prioritising residents most at risk of extreme weather events and fuel poverty. Prioritising those most at risk is one of 50 climate actions for councils, under Action 11.
08 Sep 2022
Learn how Blaenau Gwent set up a citizens assembly for £50,000 and made sure local people have a say on climate decisions in Wales. Listening to local people forms Action 6 in the 50-point Climate Action Plan for councils – review and improve how we involve citizens in our existing decision-making processes.
23 May 2022
Find out how Hull City Council ensured the opinions of vulnerable communities were used to help co-design much-needed flood defences in the city. This approach forms part of 50 climate actions for councils, under Action 12, to ensure that the voices of the most vulnerable communities are also represented in council decision-making and council-citizen deliberations.
These case studies were produced by Ashden and Friends of the Earth, with support from ADEPT (Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport), Climate Emergency UK, Grantham Institute (Climate Change and the Environment, Imperial College London), London Environment Directors’ Network (LEDNet), and My Society.