Climate emergency declared by Harborough District Council

A climate emergency has been declared by Harborough District Council.

The measure was unanimously supported by councillors at their meeting on Monday evening.

Climate change protesters from Welland Park College outside the council offices in March. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

Climate change protesters from Welland Park College outside the council offices in March. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

As part of the declaration, the authority has pledged to do more to tackle climate change locally, and will work towards being a carbon neutral organisation by 2030.