Our climate is changing. Locally we are
already beginning to see this, with longer growing seasons and
earlier emergence of organisms such as butterflies and
We are also experiencing more extreme weather events, like
heatwaves and heavy downpours.
We need to avoid making the problem worse, so reducing our
consumption of energy and natural resources is a priority, but we
also need to be prepared for the changes that will happen.
We must all take action to adapt to climate change and reduce
our impact on the environment.
In the climate change pages you will be able to learn more about
the causes and effects of climate change, how both the council and
wider Kent communities are tackling the issue and what you can do
to help make a difference.