A five-year plan which sets a net zero target for City Council assets and operations was today approved at committee. The members of Aberdeen City Council’s Full Council committee unanimously agreed the Climate Change Plan 2021-2025: Towards a Net Zero and Climate Resilient Council report which outlines actions to reduce carbon emissions and increase resilience to climate change. The Climate Change Plan sets out the scope of the Council’s ambitions with net zero and interim targets for a reduction in carbon emissions from council assets and operations, indicates climate risks affecting the council, and it outlines the project priorities being taken forward to 2025. It also shows that cities like Aberdeen as the European Capital of Energy have a key role to play in leading such a transition and represents the City Council’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions from its own operations.
Aberdeen City Council 3rd March 2021 read more »
UK’s largest fleet of electric refuse vehicles launched in Manchester. Some 27 electric refuse vehicles (eRCVs) have started operating on the streets of Manchester. The new zero-emission fleet will collect household and municipal waste following a £10m investment from Manchester City Council. According to the council, the fleet of eRCVs is the biggest in the UK and will help reduce air pollution in the city.
CITTI 10th March 2021 read more »