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Staffordshire County Council

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… Oil consumption 1% Building - Electricity consumption 15% Staff Travel 3%Electricity - Street Lighting &ITS Equipment 18% Amey (Highways) Fuel 4% We want to reduce our carbon emissions as much as possible, although we recognise that several of our services will continue to produce some emissions. To achieve our net zero vision, we will investigate options for carbon sequestration

… (removing carbon from our atmosphere by, for example, planting more trees) where the carbon emissions cannot be reasonably reduced any further. To achieve a resilient county, we not only need to look at ways to reduce carbon emissions, but also to adapt to the changing climate. We will identify ways to better prepare for the changing climate and extreme weather events. Key principles…

…. ■ Have transparent processes and make the best use of the resources we have. Priority themes We have set out five delivery themes to deliver our vision. As our zero carbon journey progresses, more priorities may be identified to allow us to achieve our net zero vision. Organisational Carbon Reduction Reduce the carbon Impact of our services - Reduce building energy usage - Reduce vehicle…

… emissions - Reduce our overall carbon impact - Increase utilisation of renewable energy Air Quality Improve the health of individuals through improved air quality - Increase sustainable travel - Reduce travel by fossil fuel vehicles - Improve infrastructure for more sustainable travel Natural Environment - Flood prevention/mitigation - Adapt to climate change - Carbon sequestration Behaviour…

carbon emissions that occur within the council area. We therefore want to work with our partners and the wider community, to ensure we are considering all the areas we can influence to get a truly countywide approach to reducing carbon emissions. Areas we directly control/guide Areas we can enable through funding Areas we can enable through policy Areas we can influence locally Areas we…


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