Climate change


Reading Neighbourhood Network’s climate change campaign promotes Reading Borough Council’s initiatives to help neighbourhoods reduce their carbon footprint. We have signed up to two of RBC’s pledges, and links with ideas on how neighbours can support these pledges are shown below.

Reading Borough Council Pledge 1

  • Improve properties to reduce fuel poverty
  • Home improvements for energy efficiency
  • Promotion of green travel
Contact Web address
Energy Efficiency Advice
Fuel Poverty/Winter Watch
National Energy Campaign – Earth Hour
Water Saving Offer
Free water saving devices
National Bike Week
Reading Ready Bike
Promotion of Greener Travel

Reading Borough Council Pledge 2

  • Build community resilience to climate change and promoting self sufficiency
  • Food growing
  • Developing habitats for wildlife
Contact Web address
Reading Food Growing Network
RISC Rooftop Garden
Kew Gardens Grow Wild
The Bee Cause
Reading Tree Wardens
Woodland Trust Free Tree Packs
Greater Reading Environment Network (GREN)
Econet Conservation Volunteers – Reading
Reading Rescue