Climate change

We have established a Climate Change Team with 4 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 our -

  • services
  • partners
  • businesses
  • stakeholders

to increase their understanding of -

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

We provide this service to -

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

We are responsible for -

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

We provide advice to organisations and businesses in Hull. We support 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. We make sure that residents have the skills and training required for the new and emerging low carbon economy.