East Lothian Council approves Climate Change Strategy

East Lothian Council approved a its Climate Change Strategy 2020-2025 on 21 January. This sets out the Council’s commitment to tackling the climate emergency at a local level and sets out the vision and overall aims for a “Net Zero Council” and a “Carbon Neutral East Lothian”.

East Lothian Council Chief Executive Alex McCrorie said: “The strategy recognises and builds upon work that the council has already put in place in recent years including continuing to improve the energy efficiency of homes and public buildings, improving active travel and sustainable transport networks and promoting behaviour change to more sustainable travel choices. The latest Climate Change report issued last week highlighted that the council’s carbon footprint has fallen by 27.7% since reporting began in 2014/15.”

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