South Tyneside residents, businesses and organisations have asked us to act on climate change, with 99% of people who responded to our public consultation saying they are concerned about the impacts of climate change.
We have committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030 to protect South Tyneside.
This is to:
support our local economy and rates of employment, to make us resilient and to embrace innovation and opportunity
improve and protect residents' health and reduce pressure on the NHS
protect South Tyneside's long-term growth and provide the best future we can for our children and grandchildren