The Council has a variety of policies and strategies to help reduce the following kinds of pollution:
Climate Change is the term used for variations in global temperature and weather caused by a number of gases present in the atmosphere. It is a natural process that has been made worse by human activity.
It is thought that the effects of climate change will take the form of extreme weather conditions - hotter, drier summers and wetter winters. There will be more floods and droughts, more devastating storms and there is evidence that the polar ice caps are beginning to melt.
Please view our information leaflet on ways you can help to prevent climate change.