Environment and Climate change

“Hull City Council declared a Climate Emergency in March 2019 and a copy of the motion can be seen at the link at the side of this page. The Council is currently writing a 2030 Carbon Neutral Strategy and action plan to meet the challenge faced by the Council and City from climate change and will replace the current 2010-2020 Strategy.

The new strategy will be considered by the Councils Cabinet in February 2020 and a copy of the agreed document will be placed on this page soon after.”

Our environment and climate change service provides strategic advice to our services to increase their understanding of -

  • climate change
  • environmental and sustainable development implications
  • opportunities resulting from service design
  • development and investment

We provide this service to - 

  • reduce our negative environment impact
  • reduce our 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 our Environment and Climate Strategy
  • managing investors in the Environment (environmental management system)
  • developing and reporting on our carbon reduction targets
  • climate adaptation risk assessments

We also provide 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.

 Access our Environmental Policy Statement and Investors in the Environment reports 

Find information on our Environment and Climate Change Strategy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annual Reports

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