Author: Jon Turney

Jon Turney
  • Jon is a science writer and a director of Zero West, a coalition working for the transition to a zero-carbon society in the West of England area.

Bristol and the Climate Crisis

Bristol's net zero carbon emissions deadline is only nine years away. How are we doing?

In November 2018 Bristol became the first UK local authority to declare a climate emergency, committing to reduce its net carbon output to zero by 2030. Since then there has been hot air – much of it well-intentioned – but too little meaningful action, says Jon Turney