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Darlington Borough Council

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…. Our climate emergency declaration commits the Council to reducing its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. That is our end date and we will be making every effort to reach net zero at the earliest possible date. We will be examining how we might develop a medium-term carbon plan, allocating a carbon budget to each directorate. More work is needed to determine how we can do that fairly, given…

… buildings. However, there is still much to do if we are to reach our targets and every new project will need to understand the capital and revenue implications of achieving net carbon zero. This includes understanding that carbon savings may occur over time and the future cost of not taking action now. We are including adaptation actions to ensure that we are resilient to the climate change…

… in place. For the majority of actions, it is unlikely that using savings from energy efficiency measures will be enough to fund future activity and investment will be needed. Milestones will be developed year by year to enable robust reporting to Full Council every six months and an annual report will be produced. This action plan is designed to help the Council reach its own carbon emissions

… developments, to reduce energy use. We will also explore methods of capturing waste heat from energy use in our buildings. Changes to national planning regulations will impose energy efficiency targets on developers and require homes from 2025 to produce at least 75% fewer carbon emissions as well as be zero carbon ready, so no further retrofit is required for future technologies. At the end of 2021…

… local authorities and business and we will work with the universities and the local enterprise partnership to help address this. The choices we make impact on our carbon footprint. By working with our utility providers we can benefit from low and zero carbon solutions to our energy and water needs. We will also be ensuring that staff understand the impact it will have on them, on the job they do…


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