Council declares climate emergency years after its neighbours

Stuart Minting Craven Herald 7 July 2022.

After repeated challenges over the speed and scale of its carbon cutting actions, North Yorkshire County Council has made a U-turn to declare a climate change emergency, several years after Craven District Council. In a move which was notably not accompanied by the issuing of a press release, North Yorkshire County Council’s executive agreed the authority would be immediately adopting climate emergency, following in the footsteps of several hundred British councils.

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North Yorkshire County Council Election – Settle Candidates Quizzed on the Climate Emergency

Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle and area has written to the three candidates standing in the Settle Penyghent division election on 5th May. ACE is seeking their views on what they would do about the climate emergency if elected for the final year of the county council and then as the representative for the first four years of the new single council – the new unitary authority North Yorkshire Council.

The four questions and candidate answers are detailed below. Continue reading “North Yorkshire County Council Election – Settle Candidates Quizzed on the Climate Emergency”

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