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Chorley Council

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… or country can also achieve carbon neutrality by means of carbon offsetting. Carbon offsetting A way of compensating for emissions of CO² by participating in, or funding, efforts to take CO² out of the atmosphere. Offsetting often involves paying another party, somewhere else, to save emissions equivalent to those produced by your activity. Carbon sequestration the process of storing carbon

… and heatwaves as well as rises in global temperatures and sea level rise and take steps to reduce the carbon we produce. What is Net Zero? Being a net zero Borough means that there will be a flat balance between the amount of carbon emitted into the atmosphere and the amount of carbon removed. This needs a joined up effort from across a number of areas of our lives and the businesses we have in our…

… Borough and includes transport, energy, and waste. There are also many ways we can use nature to deliver carbon reductions and build our resilience to changes in the environment, such as natural flood defences and helping biodiversity to thrive. What is Our Carbon Footprint in Chorley? Carbon footprints have been calculated for both Council assets and the Borough as a whole (for further…

… such as air source heat pumps and away from gas or oil, improving the insulation of our homes to prevent heat loss and encouraging higher sustainable standards in new homes such as BREAAM. Priority Six: Promote low carbon incentives and enable access to government funding within the Borough for low carbon technology. There are increasingly more opportunities for grant funding for Council’s…

… (HVO) fuel to determine its safety and carbon saving throughout the fleet Streetscene Dec 2022 Complete the programme replacement of spent bulbs with energy efficient LED lights where feasible across all council assets Property Services Dec 2024 Develop a roadmap for Council asset retrofitting and decarbonisation work. Feasibility studies will provide cost estimations, priorities, and carbon


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