Four out of five 'climate emergency' councils lack up-to-date plans with carbon-cutting policies, say researchers

Less than one-fifth of councils that have declared a climate emergency have an up-to-date local plan that includes specific policies to increase energy efficiency or cut carbon emissions, according to recently published research.

by Michael Donnelly
Many councils have issued climate emergency declarations in wake of public protests (pic: John Englart, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)
Many councils have issued climate emergency declarations in wake of public protests (pic: John Englart, Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

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