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City of Edinburgh Council

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…, and future low- carbon HGV and building retrofit technologies evolve. 4.2 The CERP has been developed to cover the next nine years up to 2030. It focusses on the Council’s key corporate emissions sources (energy consumption, waste, fleet and travel) and sets out an initial pathway to net-zero by 2030. The CERP does this by estimating the impact of emission reduction projects (both planned…

… and are based on Council’s approved budget decisions and external funding streams; 1 Based on latest 2020/21 data 4.3.2 Additional emissions reduction projects scoped following thematic CERP workshops with services; 4.3.3 Improved emissions savings estimations based on further work with services; 4.3.4 Updated baseline emissions based on Council’s latest carbon footprint as published…

…. The Council is committed to playing our part by striving to reach net zero by 2030.2 This first Council’s Emissions Reduction Plan sets out the proposed strategic direction for addressing the Council’s major emission sources and the proposed actions the Council will take. This approach is centred around acting now to ensure efficient service delivery; taking opportunities to reduce emissions

… to minimise the cumulative impact of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2020/21, the Council emitted 65,647 tCO2e, representing 35% (just over one third) of the three-year cumulated carbon budget, Fig. 3. Figure 3: Proposed cumulated 3-year carbon budgets This means that emissions reductions achieved during the pandemic need to be sustained in the coming years to ensure the Council does…

…-efficient retrofit of 20,000 Council homes11, are expected to reduce city-wide emissions. These contribute to and are accounted for in the city-wide net zero target, rather than Council’s operational emissions and so are not detailed further in this plan. As a result, this emission reduction plan only estimates carbon savings for projects that will impact on the Council’s carbon footprint…


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