Posts in Category: Land-use and place based approaches

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

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.  

 

Vale of Glamorgan Council  obtained Local Nature Partnerships Cymru  funding Projects to develop a Green Living Wall on the BSC2 building in Barry. The project will improve biodiversity and offer greater access to Green Infrastructure. The project is expected to extract approximately 41 kilos CO2e per annum.

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

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.  

 

Torfaen County Borough Council –has consulted with Natural Resources Wales to identify opportunities for better land management approaches including the use of Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping  to identify opportunities for carbon sequestration. This has informed a Torfaen Public Service Board Green Infrastructure Strategy  for all publicly owned land in Torfaen.

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

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.  

 

Powys County Council is using a place planning approach to focus on carbon, climate adaptation and biodiversity. This new town approach is set to be replicated in 9 other towns across Powys. 

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

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.