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Amended motion that was passed by 57 votes to 0:
It was RESOLVED that this Council in seeing Powys as the Green Heart of
Wales;
1. Acknowledges that the potential impacts of Climate Change are
of significant concern:
2. Asks the pension trustees to look into the possibility/legalities of
developing a strategy of divestment from fossil fuels
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3. Supports the principles of Zero Carbon Britain and the work done
by CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology)
4. Encourages the development of Hydrogen production and
technologies in Powys utilising the clean environment, water and
energy supply
5. Highlights that zero carbon technologies and new zero carbon
producing economic opportunities that are sympathetic to
Powys’ rural landscape, should be considered as part of the Mid
Wales Growth deal thus giving us a USP (Unique Selling Point)
6. That the authority should put in place an economically feasible
strategy to reduce its carbon output and strive to develop best
environmental practice in its buildings
7. That the authority should look into best practice from other
authorities such as robinhoodenergy.co.uk with Nottinghamshire
Council and theleccy.co.uk/about/ with Liverpool City Council, in
order to consider developing local energy ownership and supply
chains but also assisting tackling fuel poverty.

Original Motion: Green Heart of Wales
This Council in seeing Powys as the Green Heart of Wales;
1. acknowledges the Climate Change Emergency and thus:
2. Asks the pension trustees to develop a strategy of divestment from
fossil fuels
3. Supports the principles of Zero Carbon Britain and the work done
by CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology)
4. Encourages the development of Hydrogen production and
technologies in Powys utilising the clean environment, water and
energy supply
5. Highlights that green technologies and the new economic
opportunities as part of environmental sustainability should be a
fundamental part of the Mid Wales Growth deal thus giving us a
USP (Unique Selling Point)
6. That the authority should put in place a strategy for net zero
carbon of its activities and develop best environmental practice in
its buildings
7. That the authority should look at best practice from other
authorities such as robinhoodenergy.co.uk with Nottinghamshire
Council and theleccy.co.uk/about/ with Liverpool City Council, in
not only developing local energy ownership and supply chains but
also assisting tackling fuel poverty.
Proposed by County Councillor Elwyn Vaughan
Seconded by County Councillor Bryn Davies