Climate emergency action plan

Tackling the climate emergency in Harborough district

Council has adopted the Climate emergency action plan and agreed that it should form part of the Corporate Plan. 

You can download the Climate emergency action plan from the bottom of this page and you can read our Corporate Plan 2022-31.

The six key climate emergency committments where the Council has the opportunity to act are:

  1. The Council commits to demonstrate political and corporate leadership in acting on climate change
  2. The Council commits to managing its own assets and services, with the aim of reducing carbon emission to net zero by 2030, as far as practical
  3. The Council commits to working with residents and communities to support their actions in reducing emissions and help them increase their resilience to the impacts of climate change.
  4. The Council commits to working with businesses to support their actions in reducing emissions and help them increase their resilience to the impacts of climate change
  5. The Council commits to ensuring that new development is designed to mitigate emissions and be resilient to the impacts of climate change
  6. The Council commits to working in partnership to promote resilient natural systems that will help to reduce the impacts of climate change.