The Kirklees Climate Commission , whose creation has been led by Kirklees Council with assistance from partners, has been established as an independent advisory body to bring representatives from the public, private and third sectors together to support and guide ambitious climate actions across all parts of Kirklees.
The commission meets quarterly and held its first meeting in July 2021, hosted by the Kirklees Council in Dewsbury Town Hall. The Council worked in collaboration with the commission to develop parts of the evidence base for the Climate Change Action Plan and held a dedicated workshop with commissioners on identifying challenges, opportunities and actions for Kirklees. Moving forwards, the commission will continue to be supported by the Council through the provision of a small secretariat.
The Kirklees Climate Commission is part of the ESRC-funded Place-Based Climate Action Network (PCAN) .