Climate Change

Northam Town Council has declared a 'Climate Emergency'.
On the 22nd July 2019 resolved to adopt a motion declaring a Climate Emergency and set in motion the work that is outlined on this page.
The Council has committed to producing an action plan by the end of the year with the aim of securing NET zero carbon emissions in parish activities by 2030. 
A Climate Change Action Plan was adopted. It will help us move to a low carbon, sustainable and resilient future and support our community in this vital journey. 
What is your Carbon Footprint?
Your carbon footprint is a measure of the amount of carbon dioxide you contribute to the atmosphere through your lifestyle.
How does yours compare to the average UK citizen or with others across the world? Click here and find out!

Work being done by other bodies

Devon County Council has published its Draft Interim Devon Carbon Plan. View the Plan here.
Torridge District Council are responsible for recycling across the district. To see what they are doing, please see their webpage.
In May 2019, the UK became the first country to declare a ‘climate emergency’.