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Devon Climate Emergency (DCE)Devon Climate Emergency blue logo

DCE has produced the Devon Carbon Plan and coordinates a partnership of expertise in organisations and businesses who work with communities to address the climate emergency. The Response Group involves about 25 organisations such as councils (including Mid Devon), emergency services, businesses and voluntary organisations. 

Funding Sources - Environment 

Funding for farmers, growers, land managers ( 

Rural Funding Digest - Rural Services Network.

Funding links shared by the South West Net Zero Hub. 

Keep an eye on Devon County Council's funding news (you can sign up to a newsletter). 

Green Innovation Fund (

Community Energy Fund (

Natural Capital Challenge Fund (

UK Community Renewal Fund (

European funding and policy ( 

Devon Environment Foundation.

Funding your project | Centre for Sustainable Energy.

Funding - Home Energy

UK Government:


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Grants for electric vehicle chargers

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Local Planning

Mid Devon District Council welcomes active engagement with the local planning and place making process.

Mid Devon has a Local Plan and community consultation work has begun to help devise the next one - find out more about Plan Mid Devon

The Council hosts a page dedicated to community-led Neighbourhood Plans

You can find planning applications online here, should you wish to examine or comment on proposals.  

Here are some online tips for how to engage with the planning system and environmental laws designed to conserve and enhance the planet's living systems and resources. (You will have heard phrases like natural capital and ecosystem services.)

Active travel, greener travel

Travel Devon - how to green up your travel plans! 

How much difference does your group make? To gauge the impact of the CAG Devon project, they use the Resource Community Impacts Tool - an online tool for community groups and funders to estimate their influence on sustainability - reducing energy use, waste, carbon and costs for individuals and the community. 

Learning Resources

The CO2 Speedometer
How fast has Earth's atmosphere changed? Climate spiral graphics. 

The Climate Clock 

How much time do we have left to tackle the climate change emergency? 


Carbon Footprints

The Impact Tool has estimated community Carbon Footprints and provides an interactive graphic for local authority areas including Mid Devon. A free resource. 

an estimated carbon footprint

Devon Climate Emergency has published a series of Carbon Footprints for Devon split into district data. (This relies on national datasets published 2 years in arrears.)


Great resources and examples here by The Orchard Project



Here's a great resource on ways to reduce and replace plastic for your home and lifestyle.