Purpose of the Climate and Ecological Emergencies
The committee is an advisory committee with no delegated decision
To advise Cabinet on matters relating to the climate emergency and
ecological crisis including, but not limited to:
providing community leadership on the climate emergency and
sustainability, facilitating and engaging public sector partners,
businesses, community groups and the public.
advising on how the council can contribute to the delivery of
national legally-binding targets on the
countywide targets on the climate emergency through the Oxfordshire
Environment Partnership (OEP)
the council’s own targets on the climate emergency
the Oxfordshire Energy Strategy Delivery Plan
reviewing and making recommendations on ways in which the council
can reduce damage to the global and local environment through its
policies and practices.
reviewing the internal operations of the council with a view to
promoting sustainability, adopting best practice and strengthening
the council’s environmental performance.
making recommendations on bids for external funding relating to the