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Falkirk Council

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… under the Climate Change Scotland Act 2009. It scrutinises 24 progress reports on delivery of the CMP as well as public reports on climate change performance which include a significant carbon emissions element. This group provides regular updates to the Corporate Management Team and to the Performance Review Panel. The Carbon Management Group comprises senior officers…

… or adapt (called adaptation) (b) Cutting carbon emissions to try to reduce our contribution to the problem in the first place (called carbon reduction or management or mitigation). Carbon Dioxide (CO2) A naturally occurring gas and one of the most abundant greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is also a by-product of industrial processes, burning fossil fuels and land use changes

… or organisation in a given time frame. Usually a carbon footprint is calculated for the time period of a year. Carbon Management Plan A carbon management plan brings together in one place everything you are doing to measure and reduce your carbon emissions. It details your objectives and targets, the emissions baseline, progress against targets, the outcome of completed carbon reduction targets…

… and the action plan of future reduction targets. Business as Usual Scenario A description of what would most likely occur in the absence of a carbon offset project, also referred to as the ‘baseline scenario’. 3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. ROLE OF THE DOCUMENT This third Carbon Management Plan outlines how Falkirk Council may manage its carbon emissions for the period 2015-2021…

… working on carbon management for the last 8 years. Over that period, its emissions have continued to grow steadily, overtaking benefits gained by carbon and financial savings delivered by a series of projects. The biggest challenge is that the Council’s estate has continued to grow steadily in size – increased consumption coupled with steadily rising energy and fuel prices has led to carbon


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