Decision - Climate Adaptation – managing city risk and vulnerability to climate change

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Climate Adaptation – managing city risk and vulnerability to climate change

Decision Maker: Transport & Sustainability Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Repairing and adapting the city to the impacts of climate change is a key priority in the council’s 2030 Carbon Neutral Programme. is one of the council’s key commitments with an ambitious target to become a carbon neutral city by 2030. The Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) and its associated pieces of work are the first step in identifying Brighton & Hove's specific vulnerabilities to climate change impacts and demonstrate strategic adaptation work to ensure B&H builds resilience to the impacts of climate change. This report updates members on the work that has been progressing to date, to deliver on this important priority area for Brighton & Hove and in making the city - it’s residents, communities, infrastructure and economy more resilient to climate change and extreme weather events.


That Committee:


1)             Notes the climate adaptation work progressed to date as set out in paragraphs 3.0 to 3.8.


2)             Notes the recommended actions detailed in the city’s Climate Adaptation Action Plan report, as set out in Appendix 2.


3)             Agrees the next step as set out in Table 7 of Appendix 2 to integrate actions into the work of the council.

Report author: Max Woodford

Publication date: 21/02/2024

Date of decision: 06/02/2024

Decided at meeting: 06/02/2024 - Transport & Sustainability Committee

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