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Meeting: 10/02/2022 - City of Edinburgh Council (Item 8)

By Councillor Munro - 1000 Cities

By Councillor Munro - 1000 Cities


Notes Edinburgh’s ongoing commitment to reaching net-zero by 2030.

Notes the Council has signed up to UK100 (with a goal of 100% clean energy by 2050), the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty and the Race to Zero Campaign amongst other national and international initiatives.

Notes the 1,000 Cities campaigning aiming to sign up 1,000 cities to reject fossil fuels and commit to 100% renewable energy by 2040 (

Notes this initiative is consistent with existing Council and City policy and notes that we will work with the UK and Scottish Governments to ensure the rapid decarbonisation of heat, electricity and transport.

Council therefore agrees to join the 1000 Cities Initiative for Carbon Freedom.”

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