At the December 2nd 2019 meeting the Council declared an emergency. Read Declaration
Ilkley Sustainability Plan
This plan has been drafted by Climate Action Ilkley with input from a number of local organisations all of whom have endorsed the document. They are listed on the opening page.
A public meeting to discuss the plan was scheduled for Saturday 14th March but has been postponed due to the virus situation.
Thanks to Rob Knipe for these links:- Following last night’s discussions from Steve’s question about the ‘bigger picture’ – below are a few links to the projects I mentioned. Please let me know if I can help with more.
H21 The Hydrogen Economy Project for the NE: This is a link to the section that highlights the Leeds City planning part (there are more general H21 Project links as well): https://www.h21.green/projects/downloads/
Hydrogen in your gas supply
Keele University are running a pilot project to research the acceptability of injecting hydrogen into your gas supply – with positive results. Read about it here
The Royal Society issued a paper “Options for producing low-carbon hydrogen” in 2018. Read this paper (or at least the conclusions on page 27) here
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Hydrogen says:-
“Hydrogen will play a key role in shaping our future economy and our ability to meet our net-zero targets, the only question that remains, is when.”
Their report is well presented and provides a good background to the issues including how hydrogen can be produced – Blue v Green. It’s 32 pages but worth a read if you are interested. You can view or download it here 20.07.15 Hydrogen-APPG-Report-2020