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Scorecards Updated Methodology (2025)

The majority of questions in the draft methodology for the next round of the Council Climate Action Scorecards remain the same, with four new questions and a number of amendments to questions for clarity and accuracy.

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Timeline showing: January to April 2024, Methodology review and sector consultations; May 2024, Publish updated metrics for 2025 Scorecards; August to October 2024, First marking with volunteers; November to December 2024, Five week Right of Reply period; January to March 2025, Scoring audit; Summer 2025, scorecards launch

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2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards

Climate Emergency UK assessed all UK councils on the actions they've taken towards net zero. The Scorecard assessment consists of 91 questions or less, depending on council type, across 7 different sections, created in consultation with over 90 different organisations and individuals. Each council was marked against these criteria and given a right to reply before the scores underwent a final audit. This work was completed between January and August 2023.

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Explore in detail the how different councils scored in each of the 7 Scorecard sections.

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Explore in detail the full results of one council across all sections and questions.

Combined Authority

Council Climate Action Scorecard

Total Score
Combined Authority average
46%
avg
60%
avg
41%
avg
40%
avg
29%
avg
55%
avg
This is a top performer council.
West Midlands Combined Authority
65%
79%
71%
53%
31%
78%
This is a top performer council.
Greater London Authority
65%
71%
71%
93%
52%
52%
62%
100%
29%
90%
36%
72%
51%
71%
37%
60%
35%
57%
50%
71%
48%
40%
15%
67%
47%
54%
39%
10%
31%
83%
44%
61%
39%
30%
23%
54%
44%
50%
32%
60%
16%
74%
44%
50%
39%
0%
61%
50%
23%
57%
19%
0%
12%
11%
8%
0%
29%
0%
5%
2%
0%
Not scored: newly formed council since April 2023. This council will be assessed in future Scorecard editions.
Total Score
Combined Authority average
46%
avg
60%
avg
41%
avg
40%
avg
29%
avg
55%
avg
This is a top performer council.
West Midlands Combined Authority
65%
79%
71%
53%
31%
78%
This is a top performer council.
Greater London Authority
65%
71%
71%
93%
52%
52%
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
62%
100%
29%
90%
36%
72%
West of England Combined Authority
51%
71%
37%
60%
35%
57%
Liverpool City Region Combined Authority
50%
71%
48%
40%
15%
67%
West Yorkshire Combined Authority
47%
54%
39%
10%
31%
83%
South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
44%
61%
39%
30%
23%
54%
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
44%
50%
32%
60%
16%
74%
North of Tyne Combined Authority
44%
50%
39%
0%
61%
50%
Tees Valley Combined Authority
23%
57%
19%
0%
12%
11%
North East Combined Authority
8%
0%
29%
0%
5%
2%
York and North Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
This council did not have an action plan when all plans were assessed on 20th September 2021.Not scored: newly formed council since April 2023. This council will be assessed in future Scorecard editions.

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