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Cheltenham Borough Council

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… into the atmosphere from an organisation’s activities is balanced by an equivalent amount being removed. Typically, this would be achieved by determining the organisation’s carbon footprint and deciding how best to counteract these emissions via renewable energy generation or carbon offsetting, and sometimes carbon emissions reductions. An organisation can demonstrate carbon neutrality, whilst still…

… of remaining emissions absorbed through natural carbon sinks like forests, and new technologies like carbon capture.”9 Carbon footprint is the calculated amount of CO2 released into the atmosphere as a result of the activities of a particular individual, organisation, or community. Carbon offsetting is the action or process of compensating for the CO2 emissions arising from an organisation’s…

… Scope 1 and 2 emissions to almost nothing and to explore the viability of compensating for the remaining emissions through mechanisms such as carbon-offsetting. Although we will endeavour to reduce our Scope 3 emissions as much as possible, for example, by looking at how our officers travel to work and where our waste is generated and disposed of, much of our Scope 3 emissions come from…


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