A joint project led by Devon County Council has secured Government funding to encourage active business travel in Exeter as part of efforts to be carbon neutral by 2030
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The report explores the relationship between the health of people and the health of our planet, including the links between environmental change and emerging infectious diseases such as coronavirus.
Councillors have agreed more ambitious targets as the County Council’s carbon footprint has already reduced by almost 40% since 2012/13 and is likely to reach its 50% reduction target next year, nine years earlier than planned
Emissions will be reduced by 15,000 tonnes each year, the equivalent of taking 8,000 cars off the road.
The new badge aims to encourage Beavers, Cubs and Scouts across Devon to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
Communities all around Devon are being encouraged to take pride in their verges and help the environment
By signing the declaration, organisations would be committing to provide the resources and funding necessary to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon and resilient economy and society.
“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.
DCC will work with strategic partners to ensure that Devon meets international carbon reduction recommendations