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You are here: Home / About The Council / Protecting The Environment / Climate Change

Image of Fareham skyline with working toward carbon neutral messageWhat the Council is doing

This page details what Fareham Borough Council is currently doing to reduce its carbon footprint and how it plans to further reduce its emissions in the long run.

Our operations:

The Council has had the natural environment as a focus for many years. The corporate vision is reviewed annually and the priority 'Protect and Enhance the Environment' has been highlighted since 2011. This is set out in Fareham's Corporate Strategy.

Waste management:

Sustainable development:

Making homes more energy efficient:

Protecting wildlife:

Looking ahead to the future:

On the 26th September 2019 the Council pledged a commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030.

The Council has come up with a strategy which consists of three key principles to ensure that it meets its target. The three principles are detailed below:

The project examples above cover a range of time periods. The Climate Change Action Plan  PDF (241 KB) details all the projects covering the short, medium, and long term.

Working with the community:

As well as reducing the Council's carbon footprint the Council is undertaking projects that will achieve borough wide carbon reductions.

The full list of projects are detailed in the Climate Change Action Plan but a few are stated below:


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