This petition asks St Albans District Council to declare a climate emergency, and play a greater part in responding to it, with urgency.

To be updated

Background – many other councils are doing this, around the UK

A growing number of other UK town, city and county councils have taken the step of declaring a climate emergency.  A range of different motions have been passed, but most pledge to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030, and to implement action plans to achieve this.

Other UK councils which have declared a climate emergency
Brighton Hove City Council

Bristol City Council

Bradford Metropolitan District Council


Carmarthenshire County Council

Cheltenham City & District Council

Cornwall County Council

Devon County Council

Forest of Dean District Council

Frome Town Council

Greater London Authority

Kirklees Metropolitan District Council

Lambeth Borough Council

Lancaster City Council

Leicester City Council

Manchester City Council

Machynlleth Town Council

Milton Keynes

North Somerset District Council

Nottingham City Council

Oswestry Town Council

Oxford City Council


Scarborough Borough Council

Sheffield Council

Somerset County Council

Stroud District Council

Totnes Town Council

Trafford Council

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