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. 

If you are from a Parish or Town Council and wish to submit a climate news item, please email  

An image relating to Mendip's Climate Emergency - Council plans moving forward for being part of the solution
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.
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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
An image relating to New dates for Climate Emergency drop-ins
Rescheduled public events to discuss the creation of Somerset's first Climate Emergency Strategy have been confirmed.
An image relating to Have your say on tackling Somerset's Climate Emergency
Online surveys are giving Somerset residents the chance to comment on and help shape a Climate Emergency Strategy for the county.
An image relating to Climate Emergency events off to a flying start
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.
An image relating to Mendip publish first-ever carbon emissions report
A comprehensive assessment of current carbon emissions in Mendip has been carried out by the District Council.
An image relating to Have your say on Somerset's Climate Strategy
Mendip's residents, businesses and visitors are being invited to have their say on the creation of Somerset's first Climate Emergency Strategy.
An image relating to Mendip marks climate milestone with a great green giveaway
Mendip District Council is to gift all its staff and councillors two trees each.