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Uttlesford District Council

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… CO2 but International aviation and shipping are not included in the Paris Agreement or countries emissions inventories or targets. This increases Uttlesford’s total CO2 emissions to 726 Kilo Tonnes. Council CO2 Emissions The Council has been monitoring its own direct carbon emissions since 2007 as part of its climate change strategy emission targets. In 2018-19 total emissions stand at 2291…

… be addressed with the support of communities, businesses and partners Reducing Emissions (Mitigation) It is important to reduce carbon emissions from our everyday activities as these are causing the Earth’s temperatures to rise and contribute to extreme climate change. The priority areas for Uttlesford are shown here: Zero carbon council: Reducing energy use in council buildings, fleet…

… a significant role in climate change. In turn, conserving energy uses less resources, protects the natural environment and reduced emissions result in cleaner air quality. Heating buildings and hot water currently accounts for nearly 40% of carbon emissions. This makes it the largest source of direct emissions. At least 65% of this heat is supplied by gas, 25% from oil and about 10% from electricity…

… to be used as an interim tool to reduce emissions. We will need to develop new skills and create capacity within the organisation including technological knowledge in reducing carbon emissions, climate emergency training programmes for public services and their supply chains, covering both mitigation and adaptation. Priorities: • Zero carbon emissions across estate • Tree planting on council…

…. Carbon emissions across the district are currently calculated each year by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy who release local authority wide carbon emissions data. Where there is a time lag in data provision we need a robust monitoring regime to record which interventions work best, which offer best value for money and which provide the widest co- benefits…

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