Climate Change

What the council is doing

Delivering sustainable development projects across the Brighton & Lewes Downs Biosphere reserve with our partners, to build communities resilient to the effects of climate change and support low carbon initiatives in the city.

Reducing and monitoring our carbon emissions.

Supporting local businesses to use resources efficiently by providing training, seminars and advice.

Requiring the sustainability checklist is included on all planning applications for housing in the city; it covers everything from the efficient use of energy to sustainable building materials. 

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