Tackling climate change in Westminster
Human activity is changing the climate in unprecedented and irreversible ways, bringing increasingly extreme heatwaves, droughts and flooding that affect people across the globe, as well as right here in Westminster.
Westminster has some of the highest carbon emissions and worst air pollution in the UK. Tackling this challenge now is vital avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change, and protect the health, wellbeing and livelihood of everyone in our communities.
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The average person in the UK produces over 5 tonnes of CO2 per year through day-to-day activities like heating our homes, driving to work, or buying new products.
Changes like ditching your car, cutting energy use, or reusing products may seem small, but have a big impact when we make them together.
Westminster’s Climate Community
Many of our residents and businesses have taken up the climate challenge and are making a real difference. Watch their stories below: