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Royal Borough of Greenwich

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…). For this reason, actions to reduce emissions from council housing are an important part of the carbon neutral plan. 33% 11% 56% Schools Street lighting and other Corporate buildings and Sheltered Homes Figure 2 The Council’s buildings emissions in 2019 2.3 The Council’s own greenhouse gas emissions Box 2: Measuring Emissions – Scopes 1, 2 and 3 The emissions directly arising in the borough…

… GtCO2, or roughly 14 years of annual emissions starting from 2018 gives a 50% chance of limiting warming to 1.5°C. What do we mean by “carbon neutral”? Being “carbon neutral” means reducing emissions arising from Royal Greenwich as far possible, and to very low levels. As well as reducing the amount we emit, offsetting of the residual emissions is possible, by reducing emissions

reductions achieved through an action is unavailable, at least at first, we will deploy activity data as a proxy performance indicator. For example, where a retrofit project is taking place, pre- and post-implementation energy consumption will be measured, and emissions savings reported. Whereas, for some actions, such as creating a Low Carbon Advice Hub, immediate impacts will be less…

…, we’re proud that we’re already: • building low carbon homes • creating safer routes for walking and cycling • creating controlled parking zones to discourage car use • installing electric vehicle charging points • planting thousands of extra trees • procuring 100% green electricity • setting up a partnership of businesses and local organisations to help reduce emissions across…

… we face vary a lot depending on how much warming there is. For example: • At 1.5°C of global warming, we can expect one summer per century in which there is no sea ice in the Arctic; but • At 2°C global warming, it is likely to happen at least once per decade. 2.1 Climate Change, greenhouse gas emissions and going “carbon neutral” Why do greenhouse gas emissions matter…


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