Energy & Climate Change
Information on climate change and sustainability measures being implemented in West Lothian.
The Earth's climate has always changed, and temperatures have risen and fallen over thousands of years. However, the term climate change is usually used to refer to the much faster rate of change which has been occurring over the past century as a result of human activity.
Reducing the carbon emissions from the council's own activities and services and contributing to the organisation being able to lead other partner organisations and businesses within West Lothian to achieve similar reductions.
Some simple actions you can take that will help keep the planet healthy for generations to come.
The only way we're going to reduce carbon emissions, minimise the adverse effects of climate change and achieve a better quality of life is if we all take action.
What is happening to tackle climate change in West Lothian and across the world
Choosing to travel on foot, by bike, by public transport and car sharing helps the environment and our health. It can even save us money.
West Lothian Council is responsible for a number of EV charge points which are part of the ChargePlace Scotland network.