Recommendations approved with the following amendments:
a) Agree this Climate and Natural Environment Policy Statement to ensure environmental considerations are placed at the heart of policy and decision-making across the County Council.
Re-affirm commitment to the shared environment
principles of the
Future Oxfordshire Partnership
Oxford-Cambridge Arc, set out in Appendix 1.
c) Lead positive change through a new County-wide strategic framework, detailed in Appendix 2, to ensure the principles for climate action, environmental resilience and nature recovery are embedded in the breadth of County Council partnership activity across Oxfordshire.
d) delegate authority to make amendments to the Policy to the Corporate Director Environment & Place.