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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

Hello reader,

Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

Please send me any news or information you would like to add to the site.

Philip Brown

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

Engaging the public on climate risks and adaptation

A major new survey reveals the biggest shift yet in public perceptions of climate risks and adaptation in the UK. The results of the survey of over 1400 nationally-representative adults in October 2019 include the fact that climate change was ranked the second most important issue facing the UK - up from 13th place in 2016. Climate concern has doubled …
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Coventry Tree Warden Network

Coventry Tree Warden Network (CTWN) was constituted in the Spring of 2014 with the following objectives: To provide a forum for tree and hedgerow related issues. To gather and disseminate information about trees and hedgerows to aid proper management and maintenance. To promote the benefits of trees and hedgerows by raising awareness and through education. To liaise with statutory bodies …
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Trees and Development Guidance SPD

The Draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) entitled "Trees & Development Guidelines for Coventry" dated December 2019 was made available for public consultation on the Coventry City Council website where is was described to advise "on how tree protection measures and assessments should be considered in support of planning applications, TPO applications and Conservation Area notices." The consultation ran for six …
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Coventry Local Plan

Coventry City Council has a statutory duty to prepare, monitor and review a Development Plan for Coventry. "Local Plan" was adopted by the Council on 6 December 2017. The original plan can be downloaded here. Supplementary Planning Documents were subsequently published, the latest on 6 January 2020. More information here. At the Council Meeting on 25th February 2020, Conservative Party …
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