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Climate Change Strategy

Details on how we plan to tackle the impact of climate change in Charnwood can be found in the Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan (PDF Document, 0.63 Mb).

Climate Change Strategy

The Climate Change Strategy 2018-2022 sets out the Council’s aim of influencing and empowering residents, community groups, schools and businesses in the Borough to help them to mitigate climate change by reducing their carbon emissions and also aims to implement carbon reduction projects to reduce the carbon emissions of its own buildings.

The Council will work to increase the resilience and capacity of the Council’s services to a changing climate and will support the residents and businesses of the Borough to adapt to climate change by helping them to prepare and increase their resilience to the possible impacts of climate change.

It recognises that specific actions are needed to address different climate change issues. The Climate Change Strategy is based around three themes:  

  • raising awareness
  • reducing our impact on climate change
  • resilience

Government plug-in car scheme

You can get a grant from the government towards the cost of each new electric (plug-in) car or van you buy, if it meets certain conditions.

For more information on the Government plug-in car scheme visit the Gov.uk website.

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