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Taking Action Together: Conference 13th November

Taking Action Together: Conference 13th November

[tt-event url='https://www.tickettailor.com/all-tickets/climateemergencyuk/ref/website_widget/' minimal='false' bg_fill='true' show_logo='true' ] Has your organisation declared a Climate (and Ecological) Emergency, committing to radically reduce its emissions and...

Scorecards Methodology Blog Series: Biodiversity

The Biodiversity section differs from the other sections in the Scorecards as it covers the actions councils can take to, you guessed it, improve biodiversity rather than reduce emissions. Many of these actions have the co-benefit of reducing emissions, as wildlife...

Scorecards Methodology Blog Series: Devolved Nations

But isn’t it different in Scotland (Wales, England or Northern Ireland)? How our draft methodology accounts for differences in data collection and legislation across the four nations of the UK The UK’s local government structure is confusing. And it gets even more so...

Scorecards Methodology Blog Series: Planning

How and why we created this section  Planning is one of the most fascinating and headache inducing sectors within the Council Climate Actions Scorecards. It is the area where local authorities legally have the most power to set higher building standards, and direct...

Scorecards Methodology Blog Series: Councils

Councils: What to do with the draft methodology to ensure your council Scorecard is accurate next year?   We have now published the (hopefully!) long-awaited methodology for how we plan to score councils on their climate action in 2023. A part of this, we...

Scorecards Methodology Blog Series: Campaigners

Campaigners: What to do with the draft methodology? Some of our Scorecard volunteers from last time We know that there are lots of campaigners throughout the UK who are already pushing their council for further climate action, and there are others who want to start....

Can you be our new Board Director?

Can you be our new Board Director?

We are looking for a couple of Board of Directors to help guide Climate Emergency UK over the course of the next 2 years. Climate Emergency UK is at a critical juncture as an organisation. Since starting just over 3 years ago we have achieved a lot: Creating the list...

Map of Local Council Declarations

 For more up to date information on which authorities have declared a climate emergency please visit the Climate Action Plan Explorer (built by mySociety in partnership with Climate Emergency UK). You can view the local authorities who have declared a climate...

Council Climate Action plan scorecards press release

A fifth of UK local councils still have not published plans to tackle climate change, despite most having declared a climate emergency more than two years ago. For the first time, all UK councils' written Climate Action Plans have been assessed and scored, creating...

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