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Draft Environment Strategy 2020-2030 – Expires 21/2/20

Have your say on the West Berkshire Council draft Environment Strategy

Background

“In response to declaring a Climate Emergency in July 2019, we have developed a pdf icon draft Environment Strategy [1Mb], which details the different ways we, with the help of the local community, can contribute towards tackling the climate crisis and achieving carbon neutrality by 2030. We will seek to take the lead by putting our ‘own house in order’, but this strategy cannot be delivered by us alone.

How did we develop our draft strategy?

We have considered the aspirations of our Health and Wellbeing Board’s West Berkshire Vision 2019-2036, the six priorities for improvement, specifically to maintain a green district, in the Council Strategy 2019-2023, and our Transport and Planning policies and strategies. All of these documents can be found on our policies and strategies page.

We have also pdf icon reviewed and analysed relevant data [1Mb] and engaged with a range of stakeholders over the last six months to gain insights into the priorities, challenges and opportunities related to our carbon neutral target and wider environmental concerns.

Why do we want your views?

We would like to hear your views on our pdf icon draft Environment Strategy 2020-2030 [1Mb].

The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete and your feedback will be used to shape the final strategy, which will be approved by elected members at the Executive Meeting on 30 April 2020.

Following this meeting, a summary of the responses received will be posted on this page and the final strategy will be published on our policies and strategies page.

What happens next?

As we learn more about the technical nature of carbon reduction strategy, and in developing and implementing the delivery plan for the strategy, there will need to be more external engagement with the local community, schools, town and parish councils, local environmental groups and the business community.”