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Mansfield District Council

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management will become the responsibility of every employee within MDC. This will be essential if the target to reduce carbon emissions and make Mansfield carbon neutral by 2040 is to be realised. Other actions to ensure that carbon management becomes the responsibility of everyone within the organisation include: As part of the transformation programme we will recognise carbon consideration

… and the net zero carbon goal at its centre. October 2021, the Government released its landmark and long awaited Net Zero The Strategy can be accessed HERE. strategy presents the government’s overarching plan not only for how the UK by 2050, but also how it will achieve a 68% cut in emissions by - as part of a commitment made under the Paris Agreement - and a 78% cut by under the Sixth Carbon Budget

…, the economy and environment. The plan will address: The definition of carbon neutrality Climate mitigation Climate adaptation Carbon sequestration Carbon offsetting Carbon neutrality (having a net zero carbon footprint) refers to achieving net zero emissions by minimising and balancing the amount of carbon released with an equivalent amount of sequestred or offset…

… a framework for how the council and its partners will approach meeting their emissions targets. Figure 2: Carbon Management Hierarchy Avoid Reduce Substitute Offset Avoid carbon intensive activities. Reduce energy use and improve efficiency. De-carbonise energy by adopting renewable, low cost carbon technology. Offset those emissions that cannot be eliminated by the above. 6…

…, Councillors agreed to declare a Climate Emergency for Mansfield. The declaration aspires to: Reduce carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 Make Mansfield carbon neutral by 2040. Mansfield District Council recognise that whilst there are considerable financial challenges associated with reaching our carbon neutral target by 2040, the benefits of taking action significantly outweigh the costs over time…


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