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North Somerset Council

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… Somerset Council, over 250 of our officers, all senior managers, and a quarter of our councillors have taken part in Carbon Literacy training and we were delighted to recently receive our Silver Carbon Literacy Accreditation – only the third Local Authority in the country to achieve it. Carbon Literacy has helped us all to gain a better understanding of how and why the climate is changing…

… for areas like procurement and human resources to make our services align with a low carbon future ● Training our staff and councillors in Carbon Literacy to ensure it is a high priority across the council ● Running a solar panel purchasing scheme for residents ● Utilising Green Homes Grants to insulate low-income homes ● Replacing streetlights with LEDs ● Funding energy efficiency…

… actions are designed to take several years to reach fulfilment (2025-2028); and longer- term actions will take longer to come to fruition (2028 onwards). Dried out soil and scorched grass on Weston-super-Mare Beach Lawns. Image provided by North Somerset Council North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 6 2021: a year in numbers Carbon Literacy Delivered training to 150…

… elected member course – developed for North Somerset councillors, now used across the country ● local council staff training ● Carbon Literacy training for local businesses ● Talking Climate with Jen Gale for community groups Certified individuals: 12 councillors 198 council officers 17 small business managers 18 community representatives Carbon Literacy learners pledge two actions…

… work. North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 12 North Somerset Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 13 Carbon Literacy Carbon Literacy is... “ An awareness of the carbon dioxide costs and impacts of everyday activities, and the ability and motivation to reduce emissions, on an individual, community and organisational basis.” In December 2020, we became a Bronze Carbon


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