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Climate change takes centre stage in Devon

A new role overseeing climate change has been created on Devon County Council’s Cabinet for the first time as leader John Hart re-shuffles his team. Senior county councillor Andrea Davis will take charge of the authority’s growing role in combating climate change and becoming net-zero carbon by 2030.

Posted on: 27 May 2021 | Posted in: Politics
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Devon’s carbon emissions reduced by almost a quarter in the first lockdown

Since March 2020, tackling the climate emergency has remained a top priority, and over the last year real progress has been made to create a roadmap, which will the show the way to a net-zero Devon by 2050 at the latest.

Posted on: 22 March 2021 | Posted in: Environment
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Solar Panel group-buying scheme will save you money and help save the planet

Devon’s householders have the chance to help the county become net-zero by joining Devon Climate Emergency’s (DCE) solar panel group-buying scheme.

Posted on: 25 August 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
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Climate emergency is top of the agenda

“This is not about gestures, this is about action,” Chief Executive Phil Norrey told members of Devon County Council’s ruling Cabinet this morning.

Posted on: 12 June 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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New drive to cut carbon emissions across Devon

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

Posted on: 16 May 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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