Ten months after promising to start releasing quarterly reports, Manchester City Council has finally done so.
And emissions have gone UP compared with the same time last year.
The skimpy 5 page report (4 if you take out the cover) is of course silent on many crucial items, as Manchester Climate Monthly predicted last week. How, for instance, is carbon literacy training for councillors proceeding? We don’t know. When will the first monthly “Environmental Dashboard” be presented to sit alongside the Economy and Social dashboards?
In February, the Executive Member for the Environment, Kate Chappell, stated that the quarterly reports would be going to Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee. That remains to be seen…