Cornwall Council discovers the inconvenient truth about climate change – and looks to talk about it, possibly for quite a long time, before taking action to fix it

Posted By on 26th May 2019

By Julia Penhaligon Cornwall Council looks set to kick its climate change mandate into the long grass of several inquiries before deciding on a definite course of action. In January…

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  1. I get a bit fed with all adults being tarred with the same brush, especially older ones!! Many of us have spent our adult lives banging on about this and reducing out personal impacts on the planet. I would be interested to learn the career choices of some of these students. We have a fantastic resource here in Cornwall with the University of Exeter and I think we need to exploit that more and they need to publicise and offer support they can give us. As a city Cllr trying to form a carbon reduction plan in a city where there are permissions for thousands of new houses, where the population more than doubles in the day with workers and shoppers, and where people seem to be incapable of leaving their cars at home, despite a reasonable public transport system, it is a challenge.

  2. Lets consult with the public before we decide the colour of the fire engine before we send it out to tackle the major emergency.
    These council officials need to be brought to heel – they our our servants and if the councillors, as our representatives, unanimously set a goal then their job is to try to achieve it, not to protect their pet projects.
    Newquay spaceport (and airport), 1000s of mass build little boxes, new roads and so on are all dead in the water.

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