Tag Archives: climate change

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| No Comments
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| 21 Comments
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
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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

County council set to meet UN emissions target as Devon becomes ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

DCC will work with strategic partners to ensure that Devon meets international carbon reduction recommendations

Posted on: 28 January 2019 | Posted in: Environment