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Decision details

Adoption of the 2020 Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Recommendation that Council adopts the 2020 Climate Strategy and Action Plan.




1.    That the 2020 Climate Strategy and Action Plan be recommended to Council for adoption.

2.    That the significant cost to the Council and to the residents and businesses of Merton to become zero carbon be noted, as well as the need for a national Green recovery programme to shift towards a zero carbon economy and a more sustainable future.

3.    That Cabinet recommends to Council that it lobby for further funding and policy changes at national level to support the delivery of the 2020 Climate Strategy and Action Plan.

Report author: Katie Halter

Publication date: 15/07/2020

Date of decision: 13/07/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/07/2020 - Cabinet

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