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Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission Updates

Climate Action Pledge

The Climate Action Pledge was launched on the 15 November 2022, with 24 organisations including local authorities, health and education sectors, third sector and private sector businesses signing up to the pledge. Further information available on the link below:

Yorkshire & Humber Climate Action Pledge | Yorkshire & Humberside Climate Commission (

The Yorkshire & Humber Climate Commission is keen to work with Parish and Town Councils to hear their views on climate issues, and to enable them to work with their communities to spread knowledge and mobilise local action.

The Commission is an independent advisory body that was set up to support ambitious climate action across the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission - Climate Action Plan

The Yorkshire and Humber Climate Commission are wanting parish and town councils to engage with it, to feed in comments to the Climate Action Plan, for further information contact

There are a number of ways your Council can get involved:

Join the conversation

Over the next year the Commission will be consulting on issues from the Climate Action Plan to develop next steps. The first two conversations are on home retrofit and food systems. You can join in the conversations on the Commission's Commonplace platform:

Climate Action Pledge

The Commission encourages all Town and Parish Councils to sign the Yorkshire & Humber Climate Action Pledge, and publicise it to local businesses and organisations. The Pledge is a simple commitment to acting on climate and nature – whether you are already taking steps to be greener or right at the start of a learning journey.

You can sign up here:

Yorkshire and Humber Climate Action Plan
Download our Climate Action plan

YLCA Members Climate Emergency Survey

  • Climate Emergency members survey report (PDF, 155 Kb)

    The YLCA conducted a members survey on Climate Emergency. The survey results are attached, for information. We will conduct the survey again in 6 months time.

Last updated: Mon, 27 Nov 2023 13:31