Mendip Climate News
To keep up-to-date with the latest Mendip Climate News
The media is often flooded with news articles on climate change. We will be sharing the latest key articles and national policy updates under National Climate News.
For information on what has been happening in response to the Climate Emergency on behalf of Mendip District Council or your local Parish/Town Council please visit Mendip Climate News and Parish Climate News.
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Mendip District Council is taking measures to protect the Somerset Levels and Moors when determining planning applications.
Mendip's car drivers and businesses are being encouraged by the Council to turn their engines off while stationary.
Plans published on Somerset's Climate Emergency following public feedback.
Mendip District Council is launching a 'Plant for Pollinators' guide, encouraging people to plan ahead and plant some spring bulbs to help hungry bees and other pollinating insects next year.
Vital information about Recycle More will be landing on Mendip doormats next week.
The Green Homes Grant scheme will open on Wednesday (30 September) for Mendip residents to apply for vouchers worth thousands of pounds to make homes more energy efficient.
Mendip District Council is to begin trials of non-chemical weed removal to improve community health and the environment.
Whilst Covid-19 remains uppermost in all our minds, work is continuing at councils across Somerset.
Earlier this year a Climate and Ecological Emergency was declared at Mendip, as councillors from the district council made a commitment to take care of the environment, leaving it in a good condition for generations to come and lead the way for Mendip to be carbon neutral by 2030.
Mendip District Council has announced that Frome and Easton have been chosen to take part in their manual weed management trials.
Mendip District Council plans to transform travel across its villages, towns and city by making it easier and safer for residents to get about by bike and on foot.
Mendip District Council is to gift all its staff and councillors two trees each.
We plan to rearrange the event later in the year.
Mendip District Council are hosting climate action events for residents to learn, discuss and share ideas on how to tackle climate change together.
Mendip's residents, businesses and visitors are being invited to have their say on the creation of Somerset's first Climate Emergency Strategy.
A comprehensive assessment of current carbon emissions in Mendip has been carried out by the District Council.
Following the announcement of a December General Election, the public events organised to discuss a Somerset Climate Emergency strategy have been moved to the New Year
Hundreds of people have taken part in the first Climate Emergency event to help shape a strategy for the county - and there are plenty more opportunities to have your say.
Rescheduled public events to discuss the creation of Somerset's first Climate Emergency Strategy have been confirmed.
Online surveys are giving Somerset residents the chance to comment on and help shape a Climate Emergency Strategy for the county.