Mid Devon declares climate emergency > going carbon-free by 2030

There are fears that East Devon’s response to climate change is not exactly urgent:

District Council report on climate change ‘lacks ambition’

 

Mid Devon seems to be taking this more seriously:

 

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Decisions will consider climate crisis as Mid Devon vows to be carbon neutral

Mid Devon District Council has vowed to be carbon neutral by 2030 and that all decisions will be considered in light of the climate crisis.

Councillors voted unanimously in favour of declaring a climate crisis and adopting the Devon Climate Change Declaration on Wednesday, June 26. Further to that, the Council has agreed to work to the Devon-wide target or new-zero emissions by 2050 but will aim for Mid Devon to be carbon neutral by 2030, an amendment on the original 2050 date as set out by county council.

Decisions will consider climate crisis as Mid Devon vows to be carbon neutral

 

The County Council is moving forwards:

Devon takes action over climate emergency

 

As is Ottery St Mary:

Ottery declares climate emergency > going carbon-free by 2030

Help Ottery go carbon free

 

Meanwhile, one idea gaining ground is for a ‘citizens’ assembly’:

Does Devon need a citizens’ assembly on climate change?

   
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