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Addressing climate change needs to be acted on urgently which is why Northumberland County Council have declared a climate emergency, and have set goals to make Northumberland carbon neutral by 2030.
Climate change is a significant long-term challenge for the planet and for Northumberland. We are committed to taking action to reduce the impacts climate change will have on all our lives long into the future.
Click here to see Northumberland County Council's latest Climate Change Action Plan that will cover 2021-23.
This toolkit aims to provide a starting point for town and parish councils looking to address climate change. It aligns to Northumberland County Council’s (NCC) Climate Change Action Plan 2021-23.
We recently conducted a survey of town and parish councils in Northumberland which asked whether they had declared a climate emergency or had plans to address climate change. Of those who responded a small number said yes but the majority said they would like to create climate plans but needed support and advice to do so.
We are the UK's largest woodland conservation charity. Our vision is a UK rich in woods and trees.
Here's how we're making that a reality.
WE PLANT We plant woods and trees to combat climate change, build a greener future for the UK and create havens for wildlife.
WE RESTORE We bring damaged ancient woods back to life, restore those irreplaceable ecosystems so wildlife can thrive once again.
WE PROTECT We save woods and trees from decimation. We stand against needless destruction and lead the fight against tree pests and diseases.
WE CARE We care for over 1,000 woods, keeping them open for you to explore and enjoy. We want to inspire a love for woods and trees for generations to come.
Click here to find out more about The Woodland Trust.
Groundwork NE & Cumbria have a flagship project which has just begun rolling out in Northumberland. Green Doctors offer an independent energy advice service. It has been running successfully in other parts of the North East, offering residents telephone support and home visits which includes installing practical energy saving measures in people's homes, giving free debt support which reduces energy bills, and cutting energy emissions. The result is saving money and energy, and contributing towards carbon saving, net zero goal too.
Visit the Green Doctors dedicated website for more information. Alternatively, to book a FREE telephone advice call, home visit or workshop: Tel: 07515 327185 or 07976071227, or email: GreenDoctorsNE@groundwork.org.uk
Green Doctors is looking forward to helping households in Ashington who need support. You can download the poster, fler and newsletter below:
There are many aspects of daily living that have the power to impact the environment negatively. When taking into account every household, business, and service, these factors then have the power to increase environmental damage on a momentous, global scale.
Water waste is just one example of a damaging environmental factor, but it's an extremely significant one. It's very important for individuals, households, and businesses alike to understand the impact of water waste on the environment so that the world at large can work to a more sustainable future.
This helpful guide is about the impact of water waste on the environment. With two-thirds of the global population predicted to live in regions of high water stress by 2025, providing an accurate and deep understanding of this issue is critical.
Here are just a handful of the insights from the guide: