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Big reduction in carbon emissions for Devon pension fund

New figures show that the overall reduction in carbon emissions is now well over a third – 37 per cent – in the last two years. That’s grown from a figure of 21.5 per cent in December 2019.

Posted on: 22 June 2021 | Posted in: Environment

Invitations to join this summer’s Devon Climate Assembly sent to households

Over the next week 14,000 invitations will drop through letterboxes giving households the chance to help shape and safeguard Devon’s future.

Posted on: 13 May 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Recycling centre

Devon-wide review of waste management carbon emissions commissioned

Carbon contributions from each of Devon’s eight district waste collection authorities as well as its recycling centres will be included in the analysis.

Posted on: 10 January 2020 | Posted in: Environment

Net-Zero Task Force meet for the first time

The Task Force is a team of environmental experts, academics, community representatives and business leaders who have volunteered their time for free to deliver Devon’s Carbon Plan.

Posted on: 23 September 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Young person holding up sign saying 'there is no Planet B'

Climate taskforce to deliver carbon plan appointed

The Net-Zero Task Force will be chaired by Professor Patrick Devine-Wright of the University of Exeter, a Lead Author for the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Posted on: 28 August 2019 | Posted in: Environment
Wind turbines turning on the top of a hillside

Devon agencies act now to tackle climate emergency

“This is a climate emergency, and as Chief Executives of Devon’s public service providers, we have a duty on behalf of all of our organisations and those who we represent to commit to action now,” said Phil Norrey, Chief Executive of Devon County Council.

Posted on: 14 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
picture of a streelight.

New drive to cut carbon emissions across Devon

Devon County Council leader John Hart is pledging cash support towards a new drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle climate change.

Posted on: 13 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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