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Darlington Borough Council

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…. Our climate emergency declaration commits the Council to reducing its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. That is our end date and we will be making every effort to reach net zero at the earliest possible date. We will be examining how we might develop a medium-term carbon plan, allocating a carbon budget to each directorate. More work is needed to determine how we can do that fairly, given…

… in place. For the majority of actions, it is unlikely that using savings from energy efficiency measures will be enough to fund future activity and investment will be needed. Milestones will be developed year by year to enable robust reporting to Full Council every six months and an annual report will be produced. This action plan is designed to help the Council reach its own carbon emissions

…. 2 This document was classified as: OFFICIAL We are reporting our emissions in two ways: (a) location-based – this reflects the average emissions intensity of our actual energy consumption (b) market-based - this reflects emissions from the zero-carbon electricity tariff that we have purposefully chosen. The difference between the end point at 2050 and zero is where we will need…

… buildings. However, there is still much to do if we are to reach our targets and every new project will need to understand the capital and revenue implications of achieving net carbon zero. This includes understanding that carbon savings may occur over time and the future cost of not taking action now. We are including adaptation actions to ensure that we are resilient to the climate change…

… that we are already seeing and will continue to see from historic emissions. Mitigation and adaptation are two sides of the same coin and we must take action on both. The action plan needs to be flexible to adapt and respond to new technologies, new understanding and government initiatives and so this will be an organic document. We will take advantage of all funding opportunities open to us…


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