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Wyre Council

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… such as tree planting, peatland enhancement or carbon capture technologies. However, it is crucial that we reduce emissions to as low as possible before relying on as yet uncertain technologies for capturing emissions, to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. "COP26 President - Alok Sharma" by Bank of England, used under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 DEED / Cropped from original. 12…

… that we can transition away from fossil fuels to a better low carbon future for Wyre, but we need help to make this happen. Where we are limited in our powers as a borough council, we look to the government, Lancashire County Council and our key stakeholders for funding and assistance. We also rely on our individuals, communities and businesses to get involved in cutting emissions where they can…

… reach4. Instead, the world is currently on track towards a catastrophic average 4°C rise. UK target In 2008, the Climate Change Act was introduced in the UK - the first legally binding climate change mitigation target set by any country. This commits the UK to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, based on 1990 levels. It also includes a series of five-year carbon

… As a council, we are responsible for reducing the emissions we generate from our own operations, as well as leading on emission reductions across the different sectors within the borough. Calculating our emissions Our emissions are calculated using the Greenhouse Gas Accounting Tool12 and cover Scopes 1, 2 and 3 from the Greenhouse Gas Protocol. We have measured the following emission sources

… and distribution losses - Water supply & treatment In the 2022/23 financial year, Wyre Council produced 2,254.11 tonnes of CO2e emissions. Our main sources of emissions are from our: 1. Gas heating (37.9%) 2. Vehicle fleet (32.7%) 3. Electricity use (24.8%) In addition to our carbon footprint, we continue to measure more emission sources within the council as tools and calculations…


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