Climate change

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As a council we have pledged to take local action to prevent a climate and ecological catastrophe through the development of practices and policies, with an aim to achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030 and to protect and enhance bio-diversity in the district.

The council and climate change

We have declared a climate and ecological emergency and are acting now to prevent a climate and ecological catastrophe

Achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030

We have committed to achieving net-zero carbon status by 2030

Climate change strategy

We've agreed a new strategy that sets out how we will address local climate change issues over the coming decade

Climate change action plan

Our action plan shows what we'll be doing to achieve net-zero carbon status by 2030

Essex Climate Action Commission

The Essex Climate Action Commission has been set up to advise us about tackling climate change

Improvements to walking and cycling in Uttlesford

We've launched a survey which asks you to share your ideas on how we can improve walking and cycling in the district