The Climate Emergency

Only real action will help to save our planet

WHAT WE’VE DONE

WHAT WE’LL DO

  • Appoint a Council Cabinet Member for the Climate Action Plan and Clean Air – to ensure there’s a real focus on achieving a zero carbon Merton by 2030.
  • De-carbonise the Council’s pension fund.
  • Put robust tree and biodiversity strategies in the Council’s Climate Action Plan.
  • Replace the Council transport fleet with electric vehicles and develop a strategy for electric charging points across the borough.
  • Prioritise helping residents to reduce their carbon emissions.
  • Turn off the lights in the Civic Centre (when they're not needed)!