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Our route to carbon neutral

We declared a Climate Emergency in December 2018 and aim to make the District carbon neutral by 2030. The full declaration is available in the minutes of 6 December 2018 Full Council meeting.

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The following documents give more details on the council's progress on becoming carbon neutral. Our rapid action plan was adopted in February 2020:

Gloucestershire County Council have also produced a Gloucestershire climate strategy.

Our carbon emissions

We have produced reports of our emissions as a council. 

You can also view emissions reports for the Forest of Dean District.

The Tyndall Centre have produced a report on Climate Change targets for the Forest of Dean. Met Office Hadley Centre scientists have developed a new interactive tool to show how climate change might change the weather in your area