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Council progresses its plans to make the Forest of Dean carbon neutral by 2030

After declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’ at the end of last year, Forest of Dean District Council is moving forward with its work to reduce its carbon emissions.

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Council declares ‘Climate Emergency’ to champion rural decarbonisation

Members of Forest of Dean District Council aim to make the District carbon neutral by 2030.

Meeting on 6 December, members noted the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) warning that enormous harm would result from a 2 degree Centigrade rise in global warming compared with the Paris Agreement’s limit of a 1.5 degree increase.