Climate change and local action

Practical guidance, funding schemes, energy-saving tips and information on what you can do to deal with climate change in North Yorkshire.

Travel and transport

Transport is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas and nitrogen dioxide emissions. Find out what we are doing to reduce emissions from transport in North Yorkshire.

Energy efficiency and home insulation

One of the most effective ways of reducing your carbon footprint can be ensuring your home is as energy efficient as possible.

There is a wide range of help available across the county. We have produced an energy efficiency advice guide for areas across North Yorkshire which includes:

  • energy saving tips
  • energy efficiency standards
  • schemes and grants for home insulation and boiler upgrades
  • collective energy switching
  • oil-buying co-operatives

Read the energy efficiency advice guide for your local area.

Local groups

Get involved in fighting climate change by joining a local group or volunteering for a charity. There are several organisations across the county helping to raise awareness about climate change and encouraging people to take practical steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

These include: