Hampshire’s Climate Change targets

Hampshire County Council declared a Climate Emergency in June 2019.

Two targets have been set for the County Council, and these also apply to Hampshire as a whole:

  • 2050 Carbon neutral
  • 2 preparing to be resilient to the impacts of temperature rise.

We have set a pathway for how much carbon we need to reduce in order to be carbon neutral by 2050. Addressing carbon reduction and climate change resilience together, shows our critical role in ensuring that we continue to deliver our services, whilst making sure that our environment, infrastructure and communities are prepared too. ​

Hampshire County Council has been taking action on climate change since 2000. Hampshire isn’t acting alone – many other councils across the UK, as well as parliament, have declared a climate emergency. Countries around the world are responding

Latest climate change news from the County Council

Our Climate Change Strategy​

Since declaring a climate emergency, our climate change strategy recognises the changing climate as the biggest threat.

Our vision for a well-adapted and resilient Hampshire will be essential to ensure that Hampshire’s economy, environment, and society continues to thrive and prosper.​

Our policy is to focus on embedding climate resilience and mitigation across key policies and sectors, working with communities across Hampshire.

Learn more about our strategy

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