The Nottingham Climate Change Declaration
Whilst the District Council has been criticised by the local plan Inspector for its uninspiring policy on climate change:
"This policy is so unspecific that it has no likelihood of being implemented."
Futures Forum: Public Examination of the New East Devon Local Plan... CLIMATE CHANGE
... the District Council has nevertheless made its commitment to serious policy-making quite clear:
Axminster Town Councillor Paul Hayward referred to the Nottingham climate change declaration and local level decision making...
The Leader confirmed that the Nottingham Climate Change declaration was close to the Council’s heart.
The District Council signed up to this in April 2008:
This is the text of the final declaration:
Futures Forum: The Nottingham Climate Change Declaration
Transition Exeter have just sent out this message, urging County Councillors to support a motion recognising the seriousness of climate change:
Devon CC Climate Emergency Motion
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Here is the full motion:
Agenda for Council on Thursday, 6th December, 2018, 2.15 pm | Democracy in Devon