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Gedling Borough Council

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… of a nationwide dataset of carbon emissions by local authority area for the period 2005-2018. The BEIS data reports what are known as Scope 1 and 2 carbon dioxide emissions at local authority level. Scope 1 Emissions:  Council only: Council's direct emissions, e.g., emissions from Council buildings, fleet vehicles and equipment, and land use.  Whole Borough: Emissions within the borough boundary…

emissions from the Commercial and Industrial, Residential, and Transportation sectors. Within the borough, residential emissions account for nearly half (46%) of the borough’s total carbon emissions, followed by 30% from industrial and commercial sources and 24% from transportation. Figure 2: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy…

… electricity (23.5%) and 1,200 tonnes from other fuels (5%). Commercial and Industrial emissions account for 124,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide or 30% of the total generated in the borough. This encompasses 70,200 (56%) from gas, 35,900 (29%) from electricity, 16,500 (13%) from other fuels and a remaining 1,700 tonnes (1%) from agriculture. Therefore, significant opportunities exist to reduce the borough’s…

… a reality.” 4 1.0 Introduction 5 1.1 Setting the context for action Since the pre-industrial era, anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions have increased. This has largely been driven by the combustion of fossil fuels and has resulted in concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide that are unprecedented in at least the last 800,000 years…

… net-zero, emissions per capita will need to reduce further to account for population growth. As well as contributing to legal targets to combat climate change, reducing carbon emissions presents an exciting opportunity to simultaneously deliver on a number of the Council’s strategic priorities, such as the reduction in inequality, the delivery of improved public health, the construction…

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