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Environment and Climate Change Task Force

The Environment and Climate Change Task Force has been set up to look at the climate challenge being faced in the districts, and to explore ways the councils can work towards their ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030.

The task force works to a programme of themed meetings and is made up of councillors, officers, partners and subject specialists.

Information about the task force and upcoming meetings can be found below.

Supporting motions

Further information about recycling can also be found on the Suffolk Recycling website.

Terms of reference

Read the terms of reference

Work to date

October 

Theme: 
Renewables & Low Carbon Energy

Guest speakers: 
Paul Bourgeious, Greater South East Energy Hub & Industrial Lead, Faculty of Business and Law, Anglia Ruskin University
Peter Gudde, Greater South East Energy Hub

Topics:

  • Terms of reference
  • Scene setting
  • Suffolk Climate Change Committee update 
  • Current pipeline projects
  • Guest speaker presentations - Renewables and Low Carbon Energy, Local Energy East Strategy, Developing a new-zero carbon pathway for major investment projects

Read the minutes

 

Upcoming meetings:

November

Theme:

Biodiversity

December

Theme:

Planning and housing

January

Theme:

Transport and travel

February

Theme:

Waste

Action Plan

An Action Plan is expected to be presented to Cabinets and made available in Spring 2020.