2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council adopted a new governance or decision making process to put tackling the climate emergency at the heart of every council decision made?

Question code
Governance & Finance
Climate Change Decision Making
Volunteer Research
Question weight


Two tier criteria
Criteria met if climate implications are listed or referenced for all council decisions at full council. Climate implications can be considered through Environmental Implications or an Integrated Impact Assessment if this includes a climate or environmental sub-heading or section.

Additional points if the council is using a detailed impact assessment tool to assess the climate implications of all council decisions.



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Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council1/2
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council0/2
Ards and North Down Borough Council0/2
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council0/2
Belfast City Council0/2
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council0/2
Derry City and Strabane District Council0/2
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council0/2
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council0/2
Mid Ulster District Council0/2
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council0/2