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Staffordshire County Council

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… (2005) and Hard Rain 2 (2007) and more recently Green Shoots in 2011, which contributed to substantial carbon emissions savings, through projects such as building energy effciency, LED street lighting and a substantial reduction in staff mileage.  Staffordshire County Council Climate Change Vision Staffordshire County Council will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. In doing this we…

… Oil consumption 1% Building - Electricity consumption 15% Staff Travel 3%Electricity - Street Lighting &ITS Equipment 18% Amey (Highways) Fuel 4% We want to reduce our carbon emissions as much as possible, although we recognise that several of our services will continue to produce some emissions. To achieve our net zero vision, we will investigate options for carbon sequestration

… (removing carbon from our atmosphere by, for example, planting more trees) where the carbon emissions cannot be reasonably reduced any further. To achieve a resilient county, we not only need to look at ways to reduce carbon emissions, but also to adapt to the changing climate. We will identify ways to better prepare for the changing climate and extreme weather events. Key principles…

carbon emissions that occur within the council area. We therefore want to work with our partners and the wider community, to ensure we are considering all the areas we can influence to get a truly countywide approach to reducing carbon emissions. Areas we directly control/guide Areas we can enable through funding Areas we can enable through policy Areas we can influence locally Areas we…

… internally we will: ■ Ensure our approach is based f irmly on facts and f igures, especially the annual carbon emissions reporting. ■ Prioritise where to focus our efforts on activities where we have the most effective control or influence. ■ Make sure all internal strategies and policies reflect our climate change vision ■ Ensure that our actions follow consultation and agreement…


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