CHERWELL District Council is the latest council to declare a climate emergency after a motion proposed in a meeting on Monday was unanimously backed.

Proposed by Labour Councillor Mark Cherry, the motion included the council pledging to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Mr Cherry said: “I don’t think we can argue the facts, we need to declare a climate emergency.

“Together we can do more. We must do more, for our children’s children’s sake. Politics does get in the way sometimes but on climate change, it can’t get in the way.”

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