In January, Cornwall Council declared a climate emergency and gave itself six months to come up with a plan to make Cornwall Carbon Neutral by 2030.
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Cornwall Council's decision reflects the Lib Dem track record as the leading advocates for environmental action in local and national government. All of our councillors are committed environmental campaigners and our local party Chair is a member of Extinction Rebellion.
This is in stark contrast to Conservative MP Sheryll Murray who told Extinction Rebellion protesters that they should "stick to picking up litter", whilst Environment Minister Michael Gove said "we haven't done nearly enough".
The Lib Dem team will be paying very close attention to the actions of both the national Government and Cornwall Council and pressing them for bold and effective action to tackle climate change.