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Worcestershire County Council

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… energy; » negotiate low or zero carbon service contract requirements. „ The ability to offset3 carbon emissions. As the council reduces its carbon emissions, offsetting requirements will be subsequently reduced. 3 a Carbon offset is a reduction of emissions of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gas made in order to compensate for emissions made elsewhere Worcestershire County Council - Net…

… production and consumption emissions; „ Call on Westminster to provide the powers and resources to make the 2050 target possible; and „ Continue to work with partners across the county and region, such as district, town and parish councils, and Worcestershire LEP, to deliver this goal. This document sets out progress to date, provides a baseline carbon emissions assessment, and outlines…

… of energy and other resources, then » use energy and other resources as efficiently as possible » use renewable energy » explore carbon capture and storage where appropriate » offset remaining carbon emissions as a last resort 3. Offset emissions where necessary, prioritising local approaches to carbon offsetting which lead to local environmental and/or social improvements; 4. Be flexible…

… carbon emissions11. Where offsetting is necessary, local approaches to carbon offsetting, which lead to local environmental and/or social improvements, will be prioritised There are many options including: „ appropriate tree and other vegetation planting - the council has committed to planting 150,000 trees on its own land over the next 5 years. This will sequester an average of 350 tonnes…


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