Somerset's Climate Emergency Strategy documents
Electric Vehicle draft Strategy
The 5 councils in Somerset are working together to develop an Electric Vehicle (EV) Strategy which is one of the actions identified on the Climate Emergency Strategy.
The aim is for the five councils to adopt this DRAFT strategy in January 2021. The EV Strategy highlights the need to support and develop the EV charging infrastructure across Somerset. Decarbonising transport is a vital element in meeting are ambitious climate change targets of Zero Carbon by 2030
Somerset’s Climate Emergency Strategy
Somerset’s Climate Emergency Strategy has been developed jointly by the five Somerset local authorities, sector experts and external partners following a public consultation that took place in January 2020 and was formally adopted by all five Councils in November 2020.
The aim of the strategy is to reduce carbon emissions in the county and make Somerset a county resilient to the inevitable effects of Climate Change.
The strategy provides some high-level detail explaining what climate change is and what causes it, where carbon emissions arise from globally, nationally and locally and what the impacts will be here in Somerset. The strategy sets ambitious goals to become a carbon neutral county by 2030 and also outlines what the five councils intend to do to address the most important issues around the Climate Emergency
Here are printable versions of the documents but please consider the environment before printing