Councils: The power to make a difference

Stephen Matthew*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle


A report from the Local Government Association have encourage the councils to use its powers in tackling the issue of climate change. Councils have a central role to play, as they have the democratic mandate for action, closer relationship with the people, and serves as the leader to public, private and voluntary sector partners. The report suggests that councils must lead by example in promoting energy efficiency and smarter choices. A summary of the main recommendations are included and outlined in the LGA paper and are divided into different sections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationSustainable Business
StatePublished - Oct 2008
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)


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