The South Dublin #Councils4ClimateAction public information event took place in the headquarters of South Dublin County Council (SDCC) at County Hall, Tallaght recently. There was a strong turnout at the event and plenty of discussion on this important topic. Citizens had access to a range of information stands where the public could engage with Council staff for the five key action areas reflecting the key targets of the Plan.
Mayor of SDCC, Cllr Mark Ward, officially launched the plan. Speaking on the evening, Mayor Ward said: “I am very pleased that South Dublin County Council is progressive in addressing the effects that climate change is having on our environment. To this end the Council approved an increase of a quarter of a million euro in the Climate Action budget for 2019, in order to kick start the actions in the plan.”
Chair of the Environment, Public Realm and Climate Change SPC Cllr Pamela Kearns stated:“I am delighted to see the clear commitment from South Dublin County Council to help us realise a greener, cleaner more resilient future. There are 114 actions listed in the Draft Plan and work has begun on many of these actions. I urge citizens to make submissions, comments or suggestions in relation to the five key action areas of the Plan.”
These #Councils4ClimateAction events are taking place during the public consultation process for the four Dublin Local Authorities’ Climate Change Action Plans, which runs until the 25th of March. For further information on how to make a submission and details on the remaining Public Information events in South Dublin please visit www.sdublincoco.ie.