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Spelthorne Borough Council

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Carbon Budget”, local authorities are directly responsible for between 2- 5% of a local area’s emissions but influence over 33% of a local area’s emissions and have many levers that can be used to deliver and influence wider local action to reduce emissions and prepare local areas for a changing climate. Therefore, Spelthorne Borough Council has an important role in reducing the emissions

… requires no carbon to be emitted at all. Net Zero refers to balancing the amount of emitted greenhouse gases with the equivalent emissions that are either offset or sequestered through rewilding and tree planting or carbon capture and storage. The Council will have a greater focus on reducing carbon emissions as much as possible and only using offsetting and sequestering techniques for those hard…

… and improvement of the borough’s carbon sinks and tree planting schemes. Emissions Source Scope Tonnes CO₂e % Split Council Vehicles 1 627 52.5% Natural Gas 1 228 19% Oil 1 5 0.5% Electricity 2 334 28% Total 1194 100% Spelthorne Borough Council's Scope 1 and 2 emissions 2019/2020 Council Vehicles Natural Gas Oil Electricity Electricity Natural Gas Council Vehicles Oil SPELTHORNE CLIMATE…

… (if required) Linked strategy Progress Reduce the Council’s emissions from buildings and operations 1. Delivering the Climate Change Strategy and training staff to ‘think green’ Deliver Carbon Literacy to staff to increase awareness of climate change/emergency. Staff will become certificated and create 2 pledges to reduce carbon emissions in the workplace 25% of staff trained by end…

… climate change is a key issue for SBC and allow easy access to resources for staff and residents By Q3 of 2023 CCO/SO/ Comms team/ICT 16. Develop a green event checklist for event companies and suppliers to report their carbon footprint for Spelthorne events Allow SBC to influence suppliers to reduce emissions and to choose suppliers who are actively tackling their emissions


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