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Chorley Council

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… dioxide gas from large emission sources, such as power plants. The gases are then injected into deep underground reservoirs. Carbon capture is sometimes referred to as geological sequestration. Carbon dioxide (CO²) Carbon dioxide is a gas in the Earth’s atmosphere which occurs naturally and is also a by-product of human activities such as burning fossil fuels. It is the principal greenhouse gas…

… or country can also achieve carbon neutrality by means of carbon offsetting. Carbon offsetting A way of compensating for emissions of CO² by participating in, or funding, efforts to take CO² out of the atmosphere. Offsetting often involves paying another party, somewhere else, to save emissions equivalent to those produced by your activity. Carbon sequestration the process of storing carbon

… due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council’s total emissions for 2019 were 1568.03 tCO2e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions), of which the largest contributor was the Council’s use of mains gas. The emissions of Chorley Borough are provided by The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and we have detailed data records which date back to 2005, however…

… the 2020 data has still been omitted as only provisional data has been published for that year. The Borough’s total emissions for 2019 were 651900 tCO2e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions), of which the largest contributor was transport. We will track our progress towards the goal of net zero by 2030 on an annual basis both as a Council and as a Borough. Changes in total emissions

… community. As trends in data show a reduction in the diversity of our species and loss of natural habitats, rising temperatures and sea levels, and carbon emission levels, a joined-up effort is required to take steps now to protect and nurture the natural environment. Chorley Council have a track record of working with our partners such as the Environment Agency, Lancashire Wildlife Trust…


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