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Norfolk County Council

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… 06 not adding to the level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This is achieved through reducing emissions as much as possible and balancing out any that remain through offsetting methods, such as tree planting or carbon capture and storage technology. That same year, here at Norfolk County Council we made an ambitious commitment to lead by example locally on climate action through our…

… greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change include methane and nitrous oxide. The termscarbon’ and ‘greenhouse gases’ are often used interchangeably even if they are not exactly equivalent. To simplify measurement and reporting, the impact of these greenhouse gas emissions is measured together as carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). Global impacts of climate change The International Panel…

… buildings, streetlights and vehicles. 2) Reduce our indirect emissions Using our influence as a procurer and shareholder, we will help drive carbon emission reductions across our supply chain and the companies we own. 3) Address Norfolk’s county-wide emissions In delivering our statutory responsibilities and duties, we will play a pivotal role in mitigating and adapting against climate change…

… not be discouraged. Instead, we must work together to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce our carbon footprint, build resilience against the impacts of climate change and benefit from a green economy. As well as reducing the county council’s emissions, our goal must be to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors, including households, businesses, transport, agriculture, and waste. We must work…

carbon reduction plans in place. Our priority will be putting in place plans for each of our key procurement categories on how to achieve carbon reduction in our supply chain while maintaining a healthy and competitive supplier market. Focus area 3: County-wide emissions This focus area steps back to address the bigger picture of how the council can support county-wide carbon reduction. The UK’s…

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