Climate change - what are we doing?
Reducing the carbon emissions from the council's own activities and services and contributing to the organisation being able to lead other partner organisations and businesses within West Lothian to achieve similar reductions.
As a public body, West Lothian Council has a duty to help achieve national climate change and sustainability targets set by the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009.
Carbon Management Plan
In November 2015, Council Executive approved a newand which set out the councils ambitions through to 2020/21, including setting out targets for reducing our carbon emissions and some of the actions required to achieve them.
For more information on reducing carbon emissions. View the council's previous .
Renewable Energy Strategy
In addition to the Carbon Management Plan, the council published a Renewables and Low Carbon Energy page.in 2012 to identify where renewable technologies may be implemented across the council's assets.For more information about action on this front, visit the
The council reports annually to the Scottish Government on our work towards tackling climate change as part of our Public Bodies Duties. View our latest report for 2017/18 -.