Climate Emergency Advisory Committee - Monday, 17th June, 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds, LS1 1UR. View directions

Contact: Helen Gray  0113 37 88657

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No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an appeal the press and public will be excluded).


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)


Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1)  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2)  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3)  If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-


Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)


Declaration of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 258 KB

To receive and approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18th March 2024.


Open Forum

At the discretion of the Chair, a period of up to 15 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Committee. No member of the public shall speak for more than five minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.

Please note: Members of the public are asked to submit a video of their question or statement to  by 5.00 pm on Wednesday 12th June 2024.



Overview of climate mitigation and adaptation in Leeds pdf icon PDF 312 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Climate, Energy and Green Spaces introducing a presentation to be provided at the meeting which will give the Committee an overview of carbon literacy and an insight into how the Council and wider city is addressing climate mitigation and climate adaptation, as well as the sectors and partnerships the Council engages with.



Climate Emergency Advisory Committee 2024/25 Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 411 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Climate, Energy and Green Spaces which sets out the meeting schedule for the Climate Emergency Advisory Committee for the 2024/25 municipal year and proposes that each meeting will progress one (or more) of the key climate change mitigation and adaptation themes as identified in the attached work programme.


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Date and Time of Next Meeting

Monday 22nd July 2024 at 2.00 pm – the meeting to be held remotely as a Consultative Meeting.