Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

Independent Commission for Climate

     24th April 2021

     ​New Material for 2021

  • Google Covid-19 Deaths on Google Maps
  • Global Warming for DummieslCottenham (C2020) Global Warming for Dummies 200308
  • Pilot Project Draft v0.3 200421
  • Cottenham C2020 Pilot Project Draft v0.3 200421
  • Ladybird Book on Climate Change
  • A Topographical History of Cottenham 1835 [.png]
  • Black Death v Covid-19
  • Plague of Plague 200414.jpg
  • Cottenham C2020 CIC 
  • Cottenham (C2020) CIC Apple Mac Owners Group 200402.rtfd
  • Cottenham Open Community Interest Company Facebook Group (2
  • https://www.facebook.com/Cottenham-
  • Open-Community-Interest-Company-112007293778904/settings/?tab=page_info&ref=page_edit
  • Meet Earth Engine
  • https://earthengine.google.com/
  • https://youtu.be/gKGOeTFHnKY
  • Ely to Become an Island AgainClimate Change Ely to Become an Island Again v0.1 170641
  • Community Engagement
  • Cottenham (C2020) CIC Community Engagement.rtfd
  • Community Enterprise Act 2004
  • Cottenham (C2020) CIC Companies (...Community Enterprise) Act 2004 (notated).pdf
  • Digital Public Engagment
  • Cottenham (C2020) CIC Digital Public Engagment Jan 2019.pdfhttps://research.mysociety.org/publications/state-digital-public-engagement
  • Climate Anxiety or Climate Distress?
  • Cottenham (C2020) CIC Anxiety & Stress 191127.pdfhttps://rorandall.org.
  • Tales From the Wales Memorial; Late Despatches
  • http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Cambridgeshire/Cottenham.html
  • World War 1 & 2 - Roll of Honour with detailed information
  • Copyright © Phil Curme / Martyn Smith 2000
  • Copyright check (TJ)...
  • Listen to the Scientists - Part IIhttps://blog.zolnai.ca/2020/04/listen-to-scientists-part-ii.html
  • Local Community Engagement
  • Cottenham Cheese

15th March, 2021

Cottenham 2020
Draft Appraisal of our Independent 
Commission for Climate's Interim Report (Full Report due in August)

Key Findings

  • People thought nature was the most important issue.
  • People wanted more information provision and education.


Role of Nature Issues

  • Adaptation
  • Water
  • Public engagement programme.


Behaviour Change Issues

  • Behaviour change lies underneath many of the recommendations.
  • Public engagement and behaviour change are bed partners.
  • Communication and engagement required to support behaviour change.
  • Gathering public support at a local level is required.
  • Policy needs to go with the grain of how people act and are motivated.
  • Need to lead a programme for engagement and behaviour change.


Coordination of Key Stakeholders

  • Public engagement (to date) has been through just two surveys.
  • Need to remove frictions and understand people’s incentives.


Active Travel
Travel sustainably by walking, cycling or using public transport.

ICC Recommendations for CPCA

  • Climate Cabinet chaired by the Leader of the Combined Authority.
  • Funded delivery team to coordinate, champion and facilitate action.
  • Climate action plan: emissions targets, actions, and monitoring.
  • Green investment team.
  • Plan for funding green transformation (e.g. Green Bonds).
  • Nature based solutions.
  • Peat restoration.


Our region can be a great place to live for everyone

  • Green 
  • Healthy 
  • Resilient

Cambridgeshire Local Councils Conference 2020

​Keynote Address