The Surrey Climate Commission was officially launched in June 2019, formed from a collaboration of organisations including Surrey University, Surrey Chambers of Commerce, Siemens, World Wildlife Fund and Surrey Wildlife Trust.

 

Surrey Climate Commission oppose Northern Runway Project at Gatwick

SyCCom have just sent their response to the Northern Runway Consultation at Gatwick.

In it we have strongly opposed the introduction of this new live runway. Please see report below.

The extra runway would greatly increase carbon emissions at a time when we need to make reductions quickly to get back on track to our net zero targets.

It also strongly conflicts with the Central Climate Change Committee's progress report of 2021 which states that there should be no net expansion

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Active Travel Report Out

The Final Report from the Active Travel Project, undertaken by Surrey Climate Commission and Surrey University Living Lab

is now out. The Report provides some firm evidence behind enablers and barriers to people taking up active travel options.

As well as highlighting some real key issues, such as safety and ease of access for cycling, the report provides all the granular detail from the Survey carried out earlier this year.

Please see report below.

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Surrey County Council launch Climate Delivery Plan

Surrey County Council officially launched their Climate Delivery Plan at the Climate Symposium Event at Surrey University on Wednesday 24th of November.

There was a really healthy attendance to hear of Surrey's ambition to deliver the transformative change that will be required to hit the necessary targets.

It was clear, however, that this cannot be achieved by the Public Sector alone and that only through co-operation and co-ordination with the whole residential and business community

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COP26/ net zero transport event in Farnham

Wednesday the 10th November saw a Cop/ Transport Themed Event in Farnham in Surrey, hosted by Surrey County Council 

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Successful On-Line Presentation of Baseline and Vision Document

Surrey Climate Commission presented its Baseline Study and Vision Document to a wide audience from the general public on the 1st September.

For recording please click on link here .  Full reports on link below.

Baseline and Vision Document Now Out | Surrey Climate Commission

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"The Surrey Climate Commission fills a crucial gap between national and local efforts to accelerate the scale and pace of action to address climate change."


Professor Chris Rapley CBE