Chapter 2: Climate Change & Achieving a Sustainable Future

Closeddate_range18 May, 2022, 12:01am - 16 Jun, 2022, 5:01pm

  

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Chapter 2, Section 2.6.2.1

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2.1

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Kerry County Council recognises the role of the Atlantic Seaboard South CARO, who support and coordinate climate action undertaken by Local Authorities in the south-west.  The Local Authority will continue to co-ordinate with the CARO in order to deliver climate action at a local level and implementation of Development Plan policies and objectives for climate action mitigation and adaptation.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

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Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.2

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KCDP 2-2: Facilitate and support national climate change objectives contained in the Climate Action Plan 2019 2021 and the actions contained in the KCC Climate Change Adaptation Strategy 2019-2024 and successor strategies, and to consider a variation of this development plan if necessary, to align with the approach recommended in the ministerial guidelines: Development Plans, Guidelines for Planning Authorities.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

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Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.3

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KCDP 2-3:  Facilitate the development of a Regional Decarbonisation Plan to provide a framework for action on decarbonisation across all sectors and support the Dingle Peninsula Decarbonisation Zone as a pilot initiative to identify and develop additional Decarbonising Zones within the County.

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Chapter 2,

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Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.4

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KCDP 2-4: Support measures to build resilience to climate change throughout the county to address impact reduction, adaptive capacity, awareness raising, emergency planning, providing for giving priority, where feasible, to integrated nature-based solutions and emergency planning biodiversity.

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Chapter 2,

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Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.5

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KCDP 2-5: Support the development of sustainable communities that enhance the health and wellbeing of our people and places giving priority to local biodiversity and integrated nature-based solutions.

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Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.6

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KCDP 2-7: Support social enterprises and the circular economy within local communities to benefit biodiversity/nature, environmental protection, employment generation increased income streams and community wellbeing and community development using a whole systems approach.

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Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.7

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KCDP 2-10 Support integrated nature-based solutions and biodiversity to climate change challenges and also initiatives aimed at increasing soil carbon retention, sequestration, and storage.

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Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.8

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KCDP 2-11: Improve the efficiency and sustainability and the integration of sustainable transport and mobility, with a preference for active travel and of transport including improved and expanded public transport capacity, networks and infrastructure, attractive fares, encouraging vehicle sharing (where appropriate), integrated and walking and cycling infrastructure and improved traffic management and bus priority.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.9

New Objective

Promote regenerative farming and local food production in communities all over the county, using the 'transition farming' and 'climate proofing' approach, with local biodiversity and integrated nature-based solutions and biodiversity being given priority.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.10

New Objective

Promote awareness of the value of restored peatlands in storing carbon and mitigating climate change and promote and support efforts to both prevent further degradation of peatlands and to restore already-degraded peatlands.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.11

New Objective

To collaborate with the Atlantic Seaboard South Climate Action Regional Office (CARO) to assist implementation of Development Plan policies and objectives for climate action mitigation and adaptation; and to achieve the climate action policies and objectives set out in the Southern Region Spatial and Economic Strategy.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.12

New Objective

Ensure the development plan is consistent with the approach to climate action recommended in the revised Development Plans, Guidelines for Planning Authorities – Draft for Consultation (August 2021) as adopted or any other relevant guidelines and vary the Plan as may be required.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.13

New Objective

Actively implement measures detailed in the ‘Nature-based Solutions to the Management of Rainwater and Surface Water Runoff in Urban Areas Water Sensitive Urban Design Best Practice Interim Guidance Document’.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.14

New Objective

Prepare a preliminary monitoring evaluation report on the likely significant environmental effects of implementing the Plan (subject to the availability of adequate resources) within two years of the making of the Plan (as per section 15) of the Environmental Report. (This could coincide with 2nd annual review of the Plan on the progress achieved in securing the Plan objectives)

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.15

New Objective

Engage with local community groups on a voluntary basis in relation to boglands to access funding for restoration.

Chapter/Section

Chapter 2,

Objective List Heading

Climate Change and Achieving a Sustainable Future

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2.16

New Objective

Support the continued cutting and distribution of turf in order for people to heat their homes.

  

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