Welsh Local Government Decarbonisation Planning Review Interventions – Land-use and place-based approaches (Cardiff)

19 January 2022 11:34:00

The Welsh Local Government Decarbonisation Planning Review on the current state of Decarbonisation Planning in Welsh Local Government analysed interventions listed in councils’ Decarbonisation plans were according to four priority areas including Buildings, Mobility and Transport, Procurement, and Land Use. These areas reflect the priority areas identified by Welsh Government Net Zero Carbon 2030 for public sector.  


Cardiff Council is planning to introduce a city-wide tree-planting scheme,  a £1 million ‘Coed Caerdydd’ urban forest project. The intention of the scheme is to plant over 800 hectares of land with trees over the next decade focused on carbon, flooding, water management and resilience.


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