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Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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… utilising data across every service The Council as an organisation will report annually on three ‘Scopes’ of emissions, using the widely-used international accounting tool, the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol (external link). The Scopes include: Scope 1 - covers direct emissions from owned or controlled sources e.g. petrol, diesel or natural gas Scope 2 - covers indirect emissions from the generation…

…, partners and organisations to ensure our Council reaches the target of net zero carbon (external link) by 2038, with a strong influence to reduce the borough’s emissions. Our Outline Climate Change Strategy was adopted by Cabinet in October 2020. The plan sets out Wigan Council’s ambition and a road map as to how we will tackle these challenges together, ensuring we take advantage of the opportunities…

… that will emerge from early action on the climate emergency. View our Outline Climate Change Strategy As a council we have already undertaken a number of innovative and bold initiatives that are aimed at reducing our impact on the climate and reducing our borough’s carbon emissions. We also recognise that limiting the harmful effects of climate change cannot be achieved…

… datasets: CO2 emissions from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Local Authority Emissions Summaries (external link) Other greenhouse gases such as Nitrous Oxide and Methane, reported as CO2 equivalents, from the Anthesis’ Setting City Area Targets and Trajectories for Emissions Reductions (SCATTER) tool (external link) The Council’s own operational emissions

… / Climate change and sustainability Climate change and sustainability The world’s climate is changing drastically, with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (external link) stating that man-made influence is the driving force behind the most recent and dramatic changes in climate. If all emissions were stopped today, we would still see some level of warming across the globe…


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