State of the Local Environment
The City Sustainability Partnership has led the development of a State of the Local Environment report, undertaken by the Sustainability Team at Brighton & Hove City Council. This is the first time a report like this has been developed.
This report provides a detailed snapshot of Brighton & Hove's environment and also the city's environmental impact using all available data. The Sustainability Team worked with areas within and external to the council to gather the information.
The report covers diverse issues from climate change and waste to air quality and biodiversity, using a range of existing information to give a broad snapshot of our local environment. Where available, trend data is presented to show changes over time. Where we don't have data, other context is included.
The report is intended to be a useful and accessible reference for a range of audiences to help illustrate the challenges that face us in improving our local and global environment.
You can also find the details in the chapters below:
- Climate change [PDF 452 kb]
- Health and wellbeing [PDF 598 kb]
- Water quality and resources [PDF 135 kb]
- Waste [PDF 202 kb]
- Biodiversity and open spaces [PDF 1003 kb]
- Sustainable transport [PDF 136 kb]
- Built environment [PDF 84 kb]
- Local and sustainable economy [PDF 68 kb]
- Information and data gaps [PDF 43 kb]
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The Environment Agency also have a State of the Environment report for the South East region.