Delivering net zero locally requires urgent funding reform

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Delivering net zero locally requires urgent funding reform

The dysfunctional local authority funding system is jeopardising councils’ decarbonisation efforts, writes Tunbridge Wells Borough Council Councillor Jayne Sharratt

At Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, we declared a climate and biodiversity emergency in 2019 and set a commitment to become a carbon neutral council by 2030. However, despite our ambition, there is a major...

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