Briefing note on the Climate Change implications for local government across the UK

24 Nov 2021

Local Government, Planning and Environment, Cornerstone Climate

How ready is the legal and governance framework in the United Kingdom to meet the challenge of climate change? Ruchi Parekh, Robin Green, Harriet Townsend, Estelle Dehon and Dr Christina Lienen have authored a short briefing note on the climate change implications for local government across the UK.

Commissioned by UKELA – UK Environmental Law Association, the note takes a look at the legal and governance framework; recent initiatives; and the particular challenges facing local government in adapting to climate change and achieving Net Zero.

Read the Sectoral summary here.