Climate Change and Energy

Our goal is to avoid the damage to the countryside by encouraging a reduction in overall consumption and being more efficient with what we use.


Sunnica Solar Energy Farm

In March, CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough objected to Sunnica Ltd’s proposal to site a solar energy farm straddling East Cambridgeshire and West Suffolk (read our objection here).  This will have a particular impact on the villages of Kennett, Chippenham, Snailwell, Fordham and Burwell.  Broadly,…


The Problem with solar farms: factors that should be considered in determining applications

We are offering, for information, a booklet prepared by CPRE Hertfordshire and CPRE Essex with the support of other organisations, outlining some of the issues associated with solar farms.

Download the PDF here


Planning to fail: CPRE finds government failing to map route to net zero

Planning to fail: CPRE finds government failing to map route to net zero. Read more here


CPRE responds to the new ‘tentative’ government net-zero carbon strategy

A tractor drives through flood waters in Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire Jon Whitton via Flickr (CC BY NC-ND 2.0)

A tractor drives through flood waters in Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire