The climate emergency

Climate change is having a major impact on our planet.

Cheltenham Borough Council has declared a 'Climate Emergency' and committed to become a net zero carbon council and borough by 2030.


Climate Change - The Facts: a short BBC video featuring Sir David Attenborough

Calculate your carbon footprint

Nearly everything we do releases some amount of carbon into the atmosphere, but how much depends on a huge number of factors.
This means that you can increase or decrease your carbon footprint with your everyday choices.

Calculate your carbon footprint

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Cheltenham Zero Community Fund

A pot of funding, worth £50,000, for local community organisations to support climate emergency activities across Cheltenham.

Climate change toolkits

We've put together toolkits for householders and businesses, with links and information to help tackle climate change.

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What can your business do?

Information for businesses to become more environmentally friendly.

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What can you do as an individual?

Information for individuals to tackle climate change.

Projects and initiatives

Cheltenham climate action conference

The #CheltenhamZero climate change conference was held on Tuesday 12 January 2021. Recordings of the business session and the community session are available on our YouTube channel. Hear from keynote speaker Rebecca Willis, catch up with the other presentations and find out about participants’ ideas for working together and tackling the climate emergency. More than 100 participants attended the successful virtual conference over the two sessions.