Climate Change team and services

The City Council has established a Climate Change Team with four officers. The team provides a strategic lead for the Council and the city in meeting the outcomes of the Hull 2030 Carbon Neutral Strategy.

The climate change service provides strategic advice to the Council’s services, partners, businesses and stakeholders to increase their understanding of -

  •   climate change mitigation and adaptation
  •   environmental and sustainable development benefits
  •   opportunities resulting from service/ business design
  •   development and investment for decarbonisation and climate adaptation

We provide this service to - 

  •  reduce negative environment impacts
  •  reduce emissions of greenhouse gases
  •  contribute to improving the lives of residents, visitors and business
  •  address the significant challenge of climate change

We are responsible for - 

  •   developing and monitoring the 2030 Carbon Neutral Strategy
  •   managing Investors in the Environment the Councils environmental management system
  •   developing and reporting on the Councils carbon reduction targets
  •   developing and monitoring the Hull Climate Adaptation Strategy
  •   undertaking and supporting climate adaptation risk assessments and plans

The Team provides advice to organisations and businesses in Hull to support them in reducing their environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the resilience of their business to extreme weather events and climate change.

We support the work of the city in transitioning to a low carbon future making sure that the right infrastructure is developed for the city and that residents have the skills and training required for the new and emerging low carbon economy.

To contact the team please email climate.change@hullcc.gov.uk