The Climate Emergency Workstream aims to support the reduction of carbon emissions from all sectors across County Durham to tackle the climate emergency and hit our targets (net zero for the whole county by 2050 at the latest).
Members of the Climate Emergency Workstream include representatives from:
- Business and Enterprise Skills Partnership
- County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
- Durham Community Action
- Durham County Council
- Durham Energy Institute, Durham University
- Environment Agency
- Federation of Small Businesses, North East & Tees Valley
- Keele University
- Lanchester Wines
- Northern Gas Networks
- Northern PowerGrid
- Northumbrian Water Ltd
- The Coal Authority
Climate Emergency Response Plan
To ensure that we meet our climate emergency goals, two action plans have been drawn up, one for the council and one for the whole county. These plans are reviewed regularly and an updated version published every two years. Find out more on our climate emergency web page.
County Durham Climate Agreement
The County Durham Climate Agreement, initiated in November 2021, is a pledge to work together as a partnership of organisations across County Durham to tackle climate change.