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.
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.