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Flintshire County Council

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… or technically viable options to reduce carbon is unlikely to enable us to reach net-zero emissions by 2030, leaving an estimated 40% gap. These low-carbon measures may not yet be commonly available or cost or carbon effective; therefore it is vital that we are kept abreast of advances in technology and methodology. 1.7 To bridge the gap between emissions and net zero carbon, offsetting measures

… - Enable best practice for carbon offsetting schemes providing local place-based environmental outcomes, where required - Support the local economy where possible - Work in collaboration where procurement of goods and services can be utilised on a regional or joint basis Further measures of success and timescales can be found in Appendix 2 “In the future I think villages and towns will have…

… the first two years of this strategy to re-inform further actions, bridge the gap to net-zero, and address the successes and failures in emissions reductions. The net zero target for the public sector will be on a ‘Team Wales’ basis meaning carbon positive organisations will balance with residual emissions of other Public Bodies, but this does not remove the Council’s responsibility to plan for net…

… be eliminated. Due to this, the carbon that cannot be removed must be compensated for through generation of renewable energy and carbon offsetting by, for example, tree planting. By generating renewable energy that is then utilised by the Council, we can reduce emissions associated with using energy from the grid. 5.5 The scale and scope of this strategy is informed by a number of key constraints…

… related to waste are included in the ‘Fleet’ data through waste collection vehicles. 6.6 Supply chain; procurement of goods and services equates to 62% of our baseline carbon emissions total. The Council understands that there are actions that can be taken to reduce these emissions through decision making processes and supplier engagement, however this figure will only see significant reductions…


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