Agreement reached setting out how local and central government will work together to tackle climate change. "LG Group agrees to take on a leadership role in encouraging all councils to demonstrate their ambition on climate change through a New Nottingham Declaration and other appropriate agreements or declarations." 16 Mar  topic
As of October 2008 over 300 councils have signed
As of July 2006, 140 local authorities have signed the Declaration (or its equivalent).
By the time of a second conference, held on December 5 2005, a total of one hundred other councils have signed the Nottingham Declaration. A revised and updated Declaration was presented at the second conference, together with a five-year plan, aiming to
- double the number of councils publicly committed to tackling climate change within a year (and double it again by 2008)
- launch a Climate Action Pack
- monitor progress and publish results
- introduce a self-assessment benchmark for councils
- reconvene in 2010 to push for further improvements.
At May 2005 85 councils had signed up.
Related topics Edit
- Nottingham Declaration
- www.nottingham2005.org website about the Second National Councils' Climate Conference, December 5 2005, Nottingham, UK
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- DCLG news release 2006/0060, 18 July 2006
- 30 November Press release by Nottingham City Council Communications Team, available via www.nottingham2005.org