Climate Action Annual Report

Essex County Council (ECC)'s Climate Action Report (PDF, 6.92MB) is the first annual report intended to give updates on actions taken across Essex to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase climate resilience.

Climate Action Plan

The Climate Action Plan (PDF, 3.69MB) outlines ECC's strategy to drive progress against the Essex Climate Action Commission’s recommendations. It was originally published as a cabinet paper in November 2021, as ECC’s response to Net Zero: Making Essex Carbon Neutral.

Commission report - Net Zero: Making Essex Carbon Neutral

The Net Zero: Making Essex Carbon Neutral (PDF, 6.21MB) report contains information about each of the recommendations put forward by the Commission to ECC.

Interim Report

In November 2020, the Interim Report was published, which provided information about the Commission's first five meetings, as well as outlining the role and aims of the Commission.

Technical Annexes

The Commission has also published a series of technical annexes that provide further in-depth scientific information about each of the six core themes. Use the links below to find out more about the core themes.


Built Environment



Land Use and Green Infrastructure

Community Engagement