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Wyre Council

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…. 30 Our carbon budget As part of our Climate Emergency declaration, we have committed to a target to reduce our emissions by at least 78% by 2035, before achieving net zero by 2050. To do this, we must stick within an overall carbon budget. This means limiting the amount of emissions we produce each year, ensuring we don’t ‘overspend’ our emissions budget, until we achieve net zero target…

… improve. These include areas such as staff commuting, waste, fuel and material use. Whilst these additional sources are not included within our final total for consistency, they help us to gain a more accurate picture of our overall carbon footprint and allow us to target areas for emissions reduction internally, through interventions such as hybrid working and cycle to work schemes…

…. By adhering to the carbon budget, we can limit the negative impacts of climate change to people, the environment and the economy. Council carbon budget Based on the council’s baseline emissions from the 2018/19 financial year, we have 31,411 tonnes of CO2e emissions remaining in our carbon budget until 2050. To meet our interim target by 2035, we must stay within the green area on this graph…

… – representing our carbon budget. This means reducing our emissions on a cumulative basis, decreasing incrementally by at least 4.6% each year from 2018 until we reach 78% in 2035. We then have a final 15 years to reduce any remaining emissions to net zero for 2050. Figure 3: Limit of emissions that can be released each year to stay within our council carbon budget, alongside our current carbon

… since reopening. 31 Borough carbon budget Based on the United Nations Paris Agreement to limit global temperature rise to “well below 2°C and pursuing 1.5°C”, UK emission reduction targets have been calculated across UK local authorities13. In order to make our fair contribution towards the Paris Agreement, Wyre borough as a whole must stay within a maximum emissions


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