The WMCA declares climate emergency and pledges urgent action to reduce emissions

The West Midlands has declared a climate emergency and vowed to take urgent action to cut harmful emissions.

The declaration was made by the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) Board, which today used its annual general meeting to pledge to safeguard the environment.

Andy Street, Mayor of the West Midlands, said: “The West Midlands has a moral responsibility to tackle climate change, and that is why it is so important the WMCA Board has agreed to declare a climate emergency.”

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