Issue details

York Climate Change Risks and Vulnerabilities to Inform a Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan

Purpose of Report: To inform a climate change strategy and action plan for York’s key climate change risks and vulnerabilities, including likely impact on council and wider services.

The Executive Member will be asked to agree the risks and vulnerabilities set out, with a view to these being better integrated within corporate and departmental risk registers and business continuity planning.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/09/2023

Decision due: 21/11/23 by Decision Session - Executive Member for Environment and Climate Emergency

Lead member: Executive Member for Environment and Climate Emergency

Lead director: Director of Governance

Department: Directorate of Corporate

Contact: Paul McCabe Email:

Consultation process

The October 2022 CCRVA consulted a wide range of subject experts during its drafting, including a questionnaire – though response rates were limited.
Officers have engaged with those from other authorities across the region as part of the YHCC facilitated climate adaptation workshop series.
External partners have been consulted through a series of workshops to assess levels of city preparedness for climate change.
The CYC Carbon Change Programme Board commented on a draft of the report.


CYC Carbon Change Programme Board;
City partners;
Internal services – ongoing.

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


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