Climate Emergency

What is a Climate Emergency

Read more about the evidence and support behind our decision to declare a Climate Emergency in February 2019

Our plans to tackle climate change

Find out more about the policies and programmes we've put in place to tackle climate change

Making greener choices

Learn more about the initiatives you can take, with our help, to make greener choices 

Rewilding programme

Learn more about our rewilding programme, where we're letting our green spaces grow to help encourage local wildlife

Carbon Literacy

More information about the council's efforts around carbon literacy, as well as our accreditation by the Carbon Literacy Trust

Climate funding

View a list of climate-related funding aimed at community projects

Climate news

The latest news from the council about our climate change efforts

Net zero business support

More information and a collection of online tools to help you get your business closer to carbon neutral

Big Green Week

Find out about the UK’s biggest ever celebration of community action to tackle climate change and protect our planet

Grants and loans

Find out more about help available to make your home more energy efficient, such as Lendology and the Bright Green Homes grant

Recycling and composting

Find out more about how we can support you to recycle and compost food waste at home

Green transport and travel

Visit our transport and travel section to find more information about greener ways to get around, including active travel, cycling, and bus travel