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.

Haddon Solar Energy Farm

In August, CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough objected to a proposal to site a solar energy farm in Haddon, Huntingdonshire. We had a number of concerns – read our objection letter to see them in full.  In particular, the proposal would take out of production a significant area of good…

Environment Agency update on Drought in East Anglia

We attended the Environment Agency’s Drought update briefing on 22nd September. To see the slides from this briefing, which detail the situation across East Anglia Area along with an update on ecological impacts, click here to download Powerpoint.

Read more | Sep 26, 2022

CPRE’s view on lifting the ban on fracking


New Prime Minister Liz Truss Liz Truss confirmed her commitment to ending the moratorium on fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, this week when revealing her plans to tackle rising energy bills. CPRE believes that giving fracking the green light is a hideous mistake, and will do nothing to alleviate…