BACCC statement on extreme heat in the UK, July 2022

Bristol is experiencing unprecedented levels of heat with temperature records in parts of the UK likely to be broken over the coming days. Dangerously high temperatures are a consequence of climate change and will occur more frequently in the future. The extreme heat impacts on health, infrastructure, food, water and ecosystems, and causes disruption toContinue reading “BACCC statement on extreme heat in the UK, July 2022”

Liveable and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods: Rapid Assessment

In response to a request from Bristol One City stakeholders, the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) has worked quickly to produce a Rapid Assessment on Liveable and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods. This assessment gathers and identifies the quality of case studies and evidence and presents recommendations to improve the success of potential schemes. ToContinue reading “Liveable and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods: Rapid Assessment”

BEIS Energy White Paper and Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution: Rapid assessment of the opportunities

The Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change has worked quickly to produce a Rapid Assessment of the Opportunities presented by the BEIS Energy White Paper and the UK Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. This Rapid Assessment aims to brief key stakeholders on the funding and other opportunities available to support Bristol’sContinue reading “BEIS Energy White Paper and Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution: Rapid assessment of the opportunities”

Bristol holds it’s first Citizens Assembly

Bristol’s first citizen’s assembly, which will see a group of residents help shape the city’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, will take place this weekend. The citizens’ assembly will give members of the public the time and opportunity to learn about and discuss a topic, before reaching conclusions and then making recommendations to be takenContinue reading “Bristol holds it’s first Citizens Assembly”

BACCC Launches Annual Report on Year One

Exactly one year following its establishment, the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) has published the Annual Report on Year One to review its first year of operations and key contributions to Bristol’s response to the climate emergency. This report captures BACCC’s key activities to date, its conclusions on the One City Climate StrategyContinue reading “BACCC Launches Annual Report on Year One”