Our commitment to respond to the climate and nature emergency

Councillor Toby Savage, Leader of the council, writes about the switches we’re making as a council to meet our net zero carbon pledge.

The big picture

Our climate emergency action plan has been ranked in one of the top 10 plans in the country. You can find out more about our strategy and wider work below.

How we are doing on our journey to net zero

Monitor our progress towards becoming a carbon neutral area, thanks to our Net Zero dashboard for 2022.

Local nature action plans

Town and parish councils are playing a key role in launching a community-led nature revolution in South Gloucestershire. Find out about the support available to help communities make the switch for nature.

Local climate and nature action groups

There are many local climate and nature action groups in South Gloucestershire that you can get involved with directly.

Solar together

More than 1,500 people in South Gloucestershire have signed up to make the switch to solar energy in their homes, businesses and community organisations thanks to the group buying scheme Solar Together.

Make the switch, make a big difference

The global climate is in a state of breakdown, resulting in an emergency affecting people and nature. We need to urgently prepare for the local impacts of a changing climate, reduce our carbon emissions and protect and restore nature.

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