Residents in Warwickshire may be asked to vote on whether they would spend about £1 a week on a fund to tackle climate change and “disasters”. Warwick District Council wants to prepare for issues such as flooding and make the area carbon-neutral by 2030. It is to discuss holding a referendum on 7 May to ask residents if they will accept council tax rises for the plans. “We believe that the time has now come to take practical action to deal with the climate emergency,” it said. The plan would put £3m into a “ring-fenced” Climate Action Fund.
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