Since November 2018, local councils across the UK have been busy declaring climate emergencies. While there is no clear, standard definition of what this actually means in practice, it does seem to be an acknowledgement that climate change threatens the wellbeing of residents, and signals intent to attempt to do something about it.
This map shows political control of all local councils in the UK, as at September 2019. Hit the button to show which councils have declared, and which haven't.
Contains National Statistics data © Crown copyright and database right 2019
Contains OS data © Crown copyright and database right 2019
Political control data sourced from The Crowd - available in this Google Sheet.
Climate declarations have been pulled from Climate Emergency, and put in this Google sheet for reuse (as at 28 September 2019)