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New network aims to help B&NES to become carbon neutral

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Environmentally conscious individuals, groups and organisations from across B&NES can now join the Zero Carbon Nature Positive Network to add their voices to climate action.

The network, which is hosted by Bath and North East Somerset Council, provides a platform for people to learn what others are doing across the region to tackle the climate and ecological emergencies and enables local groups to collaborate, support each other and share skills.

Anyone can browse the network, share information, keep up to date with the latest news and opportunities and find out how they can support action in the community to help tackle climate change together.

Councillor Sarah Warren, deputy leader and cabinet member for Climate and Sustainable Travel, said: “The Zero Carbon, Nature Positive network forms part of the council’s commitment to tackling the Climate and Ecological Emergencies and providing the leadership to enable the scale of ambition to be realised. The success of our Climate & Biodiversity Festival earlier this year demonstrated just how many communities, groups and individuals are taking action at a local level across B&NES.

“The network will allow those organisations to showcase the commitments they have made, to communicate ideas and events on sustainability and the climate emergency and to collaborate with like-minded groups and individuals to help Bath and North East Somerset become Carbon Zero.”

Network members can join the topic groups to share resources such as links, documents and media, and to discuss issues. There are topic groups on funding; home energy efficiency, green infrastructure and biodiversity, local food, renewable energy, resources and sharing, sustainable travel, and waste and recycling.

The blog on the site will feature posts by guest bloggers and case studies. Anyone with a story who would like to feature on the blog can email: sustainability@bathnes.gov.uk with ‘ZCNP Blog Pitch’ as the subject heading.  

Interested individuals, groups and organisations can find more information and join the network on the website.

 

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