Education, Action, Hope
Epping Forest Climate Action is a local organisation founded by residents of Epping Forest concerned about the impact of climate change on our community, our future, and our planet.
We want to empower local schools, businesses, and councils to step up and make a difference. Scroll down for our three easy steps to start taking action against the climate emergency now.
Three Steps to Action
Join the UK government, councils and schools across the UK by publicly declaring a state of climate and ecological emergency.
What does this mean?
Work Towards Net Zero
Declare a target to help your organisation reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2030, and create a plan to achieve the target.
Don’t know where to start?
Lobby other organisations in your sector and your local government to do the same. Help Epping Forest become a leader in climate action!
How to spread the word?
You’ve got questions. It’s what we’re here for.
Get in touch and we can help you make a difference.
Blog & News
2022: One Member’s Ideas, Big & Small, to Help You Tackle Climate Change
As 2022 begins my thoughts (like many) have turned to New Year’s resolutions. Making a resolve to help tackle climate change can be a bit daunting to say the least. However, I believe we should take the advice David Attenborough gave to world leaders a COP26 and be ‘motivated by hope rather than fear’. His…Keep reading
LOCAL NEWS: EFCA’s Response to Epping Forest District Council’s Climate Action Plan
Epping Forest District Council (EFDC) declared a climate emergency in September 2019. Following on from that, over the last year and a half, they have been developing a climate action plan to take the council’s own carbon emissions down to net zero by 2030. This would be 20 years ahead of the UK government’s overall…Keep reading
LOCAL NEWS: Chigwell Parish Council Declares Climate Emergency & other news
The big news is that Chigwell Parish Council have declared a climate emergency! Following a question before Christmas, and a presentation to the management committee on the topic , this committee approved the declaration of a climate emergency. The particular importance of this news was explained by Councillor Pranav Bhanot: this would mean that the…Keep reading
Interested in doing more?
We’re always looking for anyone who wants to join EFCA, help out, or just talk to us about your concerns around climate change and empowering your local community.