Decision details

Net Zero 2045 and UK100

Decision Maker: Overview and Scrutiny Committee, Cabinet, Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider bringing Gloucester’s target for net zero carbon emissions forward to 2045 and joining the UK100 Network of local authorities.


RECOMMENDED to Councilthat:


(1)       Gloucester City Council joins the UK100 Local Authority leaders’ group and international Race to Zero commitment in advance of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), to be held in the City of Glasgow


(2)       as a condition of UK100 membership, Gloucester City Council bring forward its 2050 net zero target to 2045


(3)       Gloucester City Council becomes a signatory to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.



Report author: Afriqnmun Lovejoy

Publication date: 16/09/2021

Date of decision: 15/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 15/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/09/2021

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