The District Council has taken the issue of climate change very seriously.
In its draft Local Plan, it talks about a 'transition to a low carbon economy', including practical steps such as incorporating sustainable building-design into planning decisions and looking at Decentralised Energy Networks:
The Sustainability Appraisal provided detail and analysis:
And a lot of other documentation used in strategic planning at the District Council takes climate change very much into consideration, such as the Strategic Flood Risk Assessment from Halcrow:
Very positive is how the District Council has engaged with the Futures Forum on these issues:
Futures Forum: Development for Sustainability: Futures Forum meeting
Futures Forum: Development for Sustainability: sustainable communities
Futures Forum: Development for Sustainability: sustainability appraisal