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Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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… people often use the phrasecarbon emissions’ as a catchall term. Carbon neutral - Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to achieving net zero carbon emissions by balancing a measured amount of carbon released with an equivalent amount absorbed or offset. Scope of emissions – Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has used the definition of emissions from the Green…

… strategy will avoid unintentional trade-offs or consequences of policies in one area being detrimental in the other (for example, historic policies that encouraged the take up of diesel vehicles to reduce carbon emissions which have increased air pollution). Although the main focus of the strategy is tackling climate change, it sets out an approach to tackle these issues, as well as providing…

… and cease the purchase and/or lease of any vehicle that is not low carbon; • Pledge to work towards making Basingstoke & Deane net zero carbon by 2030, ahead of the current 2050 target, ensuring that reducing carbon emissions is embedded in all relevant Council decision making; • Develop carbon reduction pathways, climate compliant strategies and plans, working with the county council…

… to the council; • Develop an action plan and milestones to achieve emissions reductions within the council’s control as well as how to work with other institutions, including the government, to achieve reductions in emissions outside of the council’s direct control, covering both greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. Alongside these aims within the declaration, the council is also committed…

emissions. In these situations the council are Page 7 responsible for both the fabric of the building and how it is used, and so have direct control on the energy consumption, as well as the ability to reduce this. The only exception to this is our leisure facilities, where the council outsources operations of these buildings. This baseline also includes the carbon absorbed (carbon sequestration


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