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Climate Action Co-Benefits ToolkitClimate Action Co-Benefits Toolkit

Ashden
Updated 2 days ago
The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social cohesion, economic opportunities and increased resilience.The toolkit supports local authorities and others on their climate change ambitions. It demonstrates how action on climate change can deliver many local benefits, including improved health, increased equity and social co...

Ashden – A Toolkit for City Regions and Local Authorities (2019)Ashden – A Toolkit for City Regions and Local Authorities (2019)

Ashden
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: Ashden have produced a report looking at the wider benefits of climate action, which suggests that climate action will help improve lives rather than diminish them. They have established four main benefits of climate actions: improving well-being; improving equity and social cohesion; creating economic opportunities and jobs in the low carbon economy; and increasing resilience of cities to the impacts of climate change.Purpose: Ashden have produced a report looking at the wider benefits of climate action, which suggests that climate action will help improve lives rather than diminish them. They have established four main benefits of cl...

Case StudiesCase Studies

Community Energy England
Created 2 days ago
Case studies give an insight into how projects operate and are invaluable for researchers and organisations looking to develop new projects. We are always looking for new case studies to share. Please contact us if you would like us to highlight your case study.Case studies give an insight into how projects operate and are invaluable for researchers and organisations looking to develop new projects. We are always looking for new case studies to share. Please contact us if you w...

C40 Cities – Adapting to Climate Change (2019)C40 Cities – Adapting to Climate Change (2019)

C40 Cities
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have stated why mitigation and adaptation actions should be prioritised based on impact, benefits and ability to fulfil objectives and developed with the community and partners. There is a video where city practitioners explain why mitigation and adaptation should be combined in action plans.Purpose: C40 Cities have stated why mitigation and adaptation actions should be prioritised based on impact, benefits and ability to fulfil objectives and developed with the community and partners. There is a video where...

C40 Cities – Focused Acceleration – A strategic approach to climate action in cities by 2030C40 Cities – Focused Acceleration – A strategic approach to climate action in cities by 2030

C40 Cities
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: C40 Cities have produced a report, analysing the biggest opportunities for cities to accelerate the reduction of their carbon emissions. It recommends cities focus on twelve opportunities across four action areas: decarbonising the electricity grid, optimising energy efficiency in buildings, enabling next generation mobility and improving waste management.Purpose: C40 Cities have produced a report, analysing the biggest opportunities for cities to accelerate the reduction of their carbon emissions. It recommends cities focus on twelve opportunities across four action area...

Friends of the Earth: ‘33 Actions Local Authorities can take on Climate Change’ (2019)Friends of the Earth: ‘33 Actions Local Authorities can take on Climate Change’ (2019)

Friends of the Earth
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: Friends of the Earth’s report identifies 33 actions that local authorities can take to reduce carbon emissions, under the following groups: transport, buildings, waste, energy, procurement, green spaces and influence.Purpose: Friends of the Earth’s report identifies 33 actions that local authorities can take to reduce carbon emissions, under the following groups: transport, buildings, waste, energy, procurement, green spaces and infl...

31 Climate Actions for Councils31 Climate Actions for Councils

Ashden
Updated 2 days ago
Our list of 31 climate actions – all quantified in terms of likely carbon savings, approximate cost and co-benefits – helps councils choose the right interventions for their communities. They also point to examples of best practice around the UK. The actions were co-developed by Ashden, Friends of the Earth and CDP.Our list of 31 climate actions – all quantified in terms of likely carbon savings, approximate cost and co-benefits – helps councils choose the right interventions for their communities. They also point to examples of be...

Coalition for Urban Transitions – Climate Emergency: Urban Opportunity (2019)Coalition for Urban Transitions – Climate Emergency: Urban Opportunity (2019)

Urban Transitions
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: Coalition for Urban Transitions have created key messages and priorities for national government to achieve the target of zero carbon cities. The coalition have presented six key priorities that national governments should act upon to tackle the climate crisis. Despite the importance of local action, they argue that national leadership is required to enable and assist local authorities to act and meet their emission targets.Purpose: Coalition for Urban Transitions have created key messages and priorities for national government to achieve the target of zero carbon cities. The coalition have presented six key priorities that national governm...

Councillor workbook: acting on climate changeCouncillor workbook: acting on climate change

Local Government Association
Updated 2 days ago
This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.This workbook is a learning aid for councillors on the roles, opportunities and drivers for council-led action on the changing climate, both to reduce local carbon emissions and to build resilience to extreme weather.

Leeds University - A Civic Plan for a Climate Emergency (2019)Leeds University - A Civic Plan for a Climate Emergency (2019)

Leeds University
Updated 2 days ago
Purpose: Paul Chatterton from Leeds University has produced a discussion document suggesting ways to meet the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target. Paul discusses the issues around climate emergency and four main action areas: creating a zero-emission civic energy for cities by shifting city energy onto a green energy supply; creating a socially just mobility plan, where half of all journeys will need to be taken via bus or active travel by 203...Purpose: Paul Chatterton from Leeds University has produced a discussion document suggesting ways to meet the 1.5°C Paris Agreement target. Paul discusses the issues around climate emergency and four main action areas: c...