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TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRACKNELL FOREST. VINCENT PALICZKA DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENT CULTURE & COMMUNITIES. NOTTINGHAM DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE. Signed by Leader & Chief Exec February 2007 Acknowledges climate change Supports UK Government targets

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Tackling climate change in bracknell forest

TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE IN BRACKNELL FOREST

VINCENT PALICZKA

DIRECTOR: ENVIRONMENT CULTURE & COMMUNITIES


Nottingham declaration on climate change

NOTTINGHAM DECLARATION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Signed by Leader & Chief Exec February 2007

    • Acknowledges climate change

    • Supports UK Government targets

    • Includes partners and local communities

  • Climate Change Action Plan published October 2008

  • Progress report due April 2009


National indicators

NATIONAL INDICATORS

  • NI185* CO2 reduction from LA operations

  • NI186 Per capita CO2 reduction in LA area

  • NI187* Tackling fuel poverty

  • NI188 Adapting to climate change

  • NI189 Flood & coastal erosion risk management

  • NI194 Air quality - reduction in NOx & PM10 from LA operations

  • REPRESENTS ABOUT 3% of ALL NATIONAL INICATORS

    • A key issue for Government

      * Included in Local Area Agreement


Local area agreement targets

LOCAL AREA AGREEMENT TARGETS

  • NI185: CO2 reduction from LA operations

    • Establish CO2 baseline 2008/09

    • 4% reduction 2009/10

    • 6% reduction 20010/11

  • NI187: Tackling fuel poverty

    • Establish fuel poverty baseline February 2009

    • Reduce SAP 35 households by 1% p.a.

    • Increase SAP 65 households by 1% p.a.

      SAP – Standard Assessment Procedure (Thermal Efficiency)


Climate change action plan

CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN

  • 7 themes:

    • Leadership

    • Energy

    • Transport

    • Waste

    • Procurement

    • Adaptation

    • Raising awareness


Climate change action plan1

CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN

  • 9 aims

    • Reduce BFC greenhouse gas emissions

    • To meet LAA targets

    • To implement new policies to reduce greenhouse gases

    • To provide a focus for climate change

    • To support other strategies (eg biodiversity)

    • To encourage partners to engage in the agenda

    • To help prepare for the impact of climate change

    • To demonstrate the economic, social and environmental benefits

    • To change attitudes about the use of natural resources


La carbon management programme

LA CARBON MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

  • Carbon Trust Programme for:

    • Local authorities, NHS trusts, universities

  • Provides tools and consultant support to:

    • Establish CO2 baseline

    • Identify CO2 reduction opportunities

    • Develop a Carbon Management Plan

    • Embed carbon management in Council

    • Supports NI185: CO2 reduction from LA operations


La carbon management programme1

LA CARBON MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

  • Project Board established including:

    • Director EC&C (Project Sponsor)

    • Executive Member for Environment (Member Sponsor)

    • Chairman Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee

  • Reduction target on 2008 baseline - 30% by 2012

  • Carbon Management Plan due March 2009

  • Executive approval by June 2009


Where our emissions come from

WHERE OUR EMISSIONS COME FROM


Our buildings emissions

OUR BUILDINGS EMISSIONS

Figure 3.1 Departmental Energy

Consumption (Including CHP)

Figure 3.2 Departmental

CO2emissions


Current progress against targets

CURRENT PROGRESS AGAINST TARGETS


Projects implemented 2008 09

PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED 2008/09


Meeting targets

MEETING TARGETS

  • The Carbon Management Plan will:

    • Identify projects to meet our target

    • Be corporate in nature

    • Be aspirational but achievable

    • Relies on Invest to Save (modified)

    • Range of continuous improvement and quantum change


Climate change partnership

CLIMATE CHANGE PARTNERSHIP

  • Approved by BFP Board

  • Formerly Environment Partnership

  • Integrate CC in BFP & Community Strategy

  • Support local CC strategies & action plans

  • Support CC champions in theme partnerships

  • Raise awareness & promote change in all sectors

  • Undertake partnership projects


Possible key actions for the partnership

Possible Key Actions for the Partnership

  • Monitor and support BFC progress in:

    • Delivering the Climate Change Action Plan

    • Meeting the objectives established in the LACMP

  • Championing Climate Change in Bracknell Forest:

    • Advocating the benefits

    • Encourage bespoke climate change action plans

    • Being a focus for community engagement


Questions discussion

QUESTIONS / DISCUSSION

  • Vincent Paliczka

    Director of Environment Culture and Communities

  • Colin Griffin

    Team Leader: Community and Environmental Development


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