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Leeds City Council

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… progressed to support this:  To embed the climate emergency within the culture of the council and ensure that every service understands the causes, impacts and urgency of the climate emergency, Leeds is working in partnership with the Carbon Literacy Trust (an independent, registered charity) to develop ‘carbon literacytraining aimed at heads of council services as part of the Trust’s ‘Carbon

… 11,000 citizens across 800+ organisations have already been certified as carbon literate by the Trust.  In partnership with the Trust, the council is developing an accredited, Leeds-based Carbon Literacy Project course to deliver to senior council officers. This course shall use local examples of impacts, causes, and solutions to the climate emergency. As an organisation, it is our ambition…

… that once people have exposure to the facts of climate change, the vast majority of people become supportive of action. A zero carbon council  To ensure that Leeds City Council plays its own part as an organisation and has credibility when engaging with others, the reports begins by setting out its own commitment to becoming carbon-neutral in its operations. The council’s key sources…

… could be minimised should there be a fall in market energy prices. Conversely, there could be significant value in having fixed prices in the event of market price increases in what can be a volatile sector. Any agreement would also need to ensure contributions only to new renewable energy generation facilities, such that carbon savings, were genuinely additional. Council’s fleet – progress…

Literacy Project’.  The council has identified the Carbon Literacy Project as the most suitable independent training available. The Project has been recognised by the United Nations as one of 100 worldwide Transformative Action Programs and has recently been awarded funding by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to develop materials for the public sector. More than…


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