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Wokingham Borough Council

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… with Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership and support their efforts in delivering a low carbon economy in Berkshire, as well as and the Greater South East Energy Hub and the University of Reading. Section 4. What Wokingham Borough Council have already done – Looking back Prior to declaring a climate emergency on July 18th 2019, the council was already committed to reducing carbon

… Page | 2 Message from Cllr Gregor Murray, Executive Member for Climate Emergency Wokingham Borough’s residents, businesses, schools and services contribute more than 770,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere each year. While this is a very small fraction of the planet’s overall carbon footprint, it has a significant impact on the air we breathe, the water we drink, the spaces…

… working group to monitor progress. With the publication of this Climate Emergency Plan all of these commitments are now in place. The UK introduced the Climate Change Act into the legislation in 2008. This seeks to reduce carbon emissions by 100%2 (from where they stood in 1990) by 2050. However, 2019 marks an important milestone year as global carbon emissions have almost doubled since the Act…

… that Wokingham Boroughs carbon footprint would amount to 770.7 ktCO2e in 20174. Despite being outside the council’s sphere of influence, the council will do whatever practically possible to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions generated from rail and motorway transport systems. This will include seeking to influence Government at a national level to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions from these sources…

… in 2017. Our highest emitting areas are transport and the use of gas in the domestic sector. These will be key areas on which we will focus our efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. We will also seek to increase the amount of carbon sequestration in the borough. Figure 5. Detailed breakdown of Wokingham Borough Carbon Dioxide Emissions 20175 Based on the BEIS data, predicted carbon…


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