‘It’s not just about the plants’: East Suffolk declare climate emergency https://t.co/2NIkvISad3
— East Anglian Daily Times (@EADT24) July 25, 2019
(a) Councillor R Smith-Lyte has submitted the following Notice of Motion:
“This Council pledges to:
1. Declare a Climate Emergency.
2. Set up a Policy Development Panel, commencing by October 2019, to investigate ways to cut East Suffolk Councils carbon and harmful emissions on a spend to save basis, with the ambition to make East Suffolk Council (including all buildings and services) carbon neutral by 2030.
3. To work with Suffolk County Council and other partners across the county and region, including the LEP and the Public Sector Leaders towards the aspiration of making the county of Suffolk carbon neutral by 2030.
4. To work with Government to a) deliver its 25 year Environment Plan and b) increase the powers and resources available to local authorities in order to make the 2030 target easier to achieve.”