Climate change | Medway Council
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In April 2019, Medway Council declared a climate change emergency.

We're committed to developing proposals to address the climate emergency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The proposals will inform the development of a five-year action plan for Medway.

Our declaration fits into our Council Plan priority of making Medway a place to be proud of. The main outcome being a 'clean and green environment'.

Air pollution

Want to learn more about what causes smog to smell like rotten eggs, why ear wax is yellow and bogeys are green in colour?

Find out how air pollution led to over 12,000 deaths, what we’ve done to improve the air we breathe in, and the steps you can take to continue improving the quality of our air. 


Grass verge illustration
Tree sapling
A green space

National climate change days 2021

  • Earth Day - 22 April
  • No Mow May - all of May
  • World Bee Day - 20 May
  • World Environment Day - 5 June
  • World Oceans Day - 8 June
  • National Clean Air Day - 17 June
  • Plastic Free July - all of July
  • National Marine Week - 25 July to 8 August