23rd July 2024

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Climate Change

Please find here resources to help your council on its journey to reduce its carbon footprint.

Links to principal authorities in Leicestershire and Rutland

UK Government guidance

Climate Change Committee

Climate Change Committee

The Climate Change Committee (CCC) is an independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008.



Carbon Literacy Project

Carbon Literacy Project

The Carbon Literacy Project provides training for organisations and individuals.

If you are interested in attending training, contact LRALC for tailored training for LRALC member councils.

Save Our Shropshire

Save Our Shropshire

Save Our Shropshire are a partner organisation working with LRALC, providing training and support.

Measure your parish council's carbon footprint

Impact tool

Impact is an estimator of a community's carbon footprint that works for parishes, wards, district councils and unitary authorities.

Measure your personal carbon footprint

WWF Footprint Calculator

WWF have a simple tool to give a visual image of your Carbon Footprint. It will ask questions about your lifestyle and then suggest how to start to reduce your Carbon Footprint.

Pawprint eco companion

Pawprint's tool is designed to engage employees within an organisation and get them to measure their footprint. You can download an app to your mobile phone to enable you to track your carbon emissions. It breaks down emissions by Home, Travel, Diet, Other and gives good tips on how to reduce your footprint, and log actions.


CarbonFootprint.com's calculator is also excellent for providing a more detailed analysis of your carbon footprint as an individual or as a household.

Last updated: Thu, 02 Nov 2023 13:31