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SAVING HOME ENERGY

With the rising cost of energy bills, there is no better time than now to start thinking of ways to reduce our household energy usage.

Whether you are a homeowner, tenant, or if you live with your parents, there are a number of things that you can do to save home energy that can reduce household bills and carbon footprint. Find out more here.

Insights Report 2021

68% see climate change as a serious threat and are motivated to do more. Find out more here about the  Isle of Man Climate Change Insights Report, which aims to elicit views on climate change and barriers to action.

Decarbonising homes on the island

A report which outlines three possible pathways to decarbonise heating systems in the Isle of Man’s 43,000 homes and buildings has been published. Read the Renewable Heating Scenarios Report  2021 here.

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Isle of Man - climate change survey to help break down barriers

Climate change survey to help break down barriers to action

Around 60% of respondents to a recently published survey believe climate change is already affecting the Isle of Man

The Onchan 'Walking Bus'

Travelling to school with the Onchan 'Walking Bus'

May is National Walking Month, a campaign run by the charity Living Streets, which includes Walk to School Week from 16 – 20 May. This five-day challenge aims to celebrate the benefits of walking for individuals, communities and the planet, and encourage sustainable travel habits for life. Can you swap out the school run, and step up to the challenge?

Island aims to reduce 45% greenhouse gas emissions by 2035

Chief Minister Alfred Cannan MHK said: ‘As an Island that is focusing on sustainability and protecting our environment as outlined in the Island Plan, we have a clear duty to play an active role in helping to cut global emissions, and as such, having ambitious climate change targets is critical to our success.