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Nottingham City Council

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…% of the City’s energy demand through low and zero carbon sources by 2020. The city’s success stems from the successful implementation of key strategies and through our partnerships with local businesses, universities and other local authorities, enabling many forward- thinking carbon reduction actions to take place. However, the city still emitted 1.17 million tonnes of CO2 in 2017, enough…

… http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/CN2028 Framework /05 Framework This plan builds on Nottingham 2028 Carbon Neutral Charter by setting out high-level objectives in order to achieve a resilient and carbon neutral Nottingham by 2028. These are broken down into four main sections: Carbon Reduction Measures Carbon Removal Resilience and Adaption Ecology and Biodiversity…

… to be incorporated over time, as well as for learning from previous actions. This flexible approach will allow new partners, collaborators and stakeholders to continually contribute to the plan and its actions. Nottingham’s approach to sustainable carbon neutrality will integrate carbon reduction with sustainability and an ambition to identify and realise multiple benefits, termed co-benefits. Co…

…-benefits are deliberate or incidental positive outcomes across a range of other areas in addition to the central aim of an intervention. An example of a co-benefit is moving towards more active travel to tackle air-quality also has benefits for health from exercise and mental wellbeing, and reducing carbon emissions. Sustainability, economic growth, alleviating poverty and tackling climate…

… of inequality and maximising a range of benefits that improve people’s quality of life. This would make Nottingham a fairer city and society for all. Framework /06 Section 1 – Carbon Reduction This plan prioritises carbon reduction measures to increase the chance of staying within our carbon budget and meeting the 2028 carbon neutral ambition. To do this, emission reduction rates would…

North Northamptonshire Council

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… we go about reducing carbon emissions. • Review energy supply contracts, and seek to rationalise those into single source supply contracts. • Include carbon reduction measures in our building re- designing programme. • Form an estate decarbonisation working group to prioritise high energy use buildings for energy reduction projects, and funding bids. • Install SMART meters on all…

reduction plan in council owned buildings. We will measure our success by calculating how much electricity and gas is used each year. A plan to be carbon neutral by 2030 Carbon Management Plan 2022 16 Within North Northamptonshire, we are fortunate with the range and number of leisure facilities at our disposal, however they represent a large proportion of the Council’s carbon

…, such as Hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which offer significant carbon reductions. Switching to low carbon fuels will require consideration of the cost benefit of doing so, including supply chain risks, vehicle warranty, and maintenance. The inclusion of our staff will be vital in making this transition a success, and full training to operate new vehicles will be provided. Sessions to combat anxiety…

… in order to improve the way we work, and therefore, lower the carbon emissions occurring from travel. In order to measure our success towards this goal, we will be tracking the total mileage claims in the financial year. A plan to be carbon neutral by 2030 Carbon Management Plan 2022 22 • Include low carbon considerations in the Council’s purchasing decisions • Consider low carbon options…

carbon neutral approach and goals • Raise awareness of the benefits of reducing carbon emissions. • Make sure that all service plans consider their carbon impact • Promote energy saving practices amongst staff, and monitor it's adoption • Review human resource policies • Review technology and working arrangements • Review co-benefits of carbon reduction for staff • Review opportunities…

Crawley Borough Council

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… laptops and new MFDs. Move servers to the cloud to vastly reduce carbon footprint in terms of hardware. COMPLETE SHORT From 2021 No of MFDs more than halved MEDIUM HIGH MEDIUM 2023/24 onwards Begin implementing estate wide carbon reduction plan Identify potential carbon reduction and energy efficiency interventions based…

… Impact Deliverability Resource Requirements 2022/23 Commence development of an estate wide carbon reduction plan Start carrying out energy audits across all council owned buildings, starting with those identified to have highest energy consumption (K2 & the Hawth). Nigel Sheehan SHORT HIGH K2 & the Hawth = 2,289 tCO2e = 7% of total emissions…

… demand and which serve our residents are not adversely affected. Develop plan in 2022/23 for 2023/24 budget Action Owner/Finance/Climate Emergency Board Staff time Staff Climate Literacy Develop & implement staff engagement & training programme focussing on skills enabling staff to incorporate carbon reduction actions into their work and service delivery. Offer…

… Requirement: For additional audits Link Carbon reduction plan to maintenance plan Link the proposed carbon reduction interventions into ongoing maintenance and repair plans. Nigel Sheehan SHORT and ongoing HIGH HIGH LOW • Existing budgets or invest to save • Staff time Reduce energy use through transformed working practices Reduced energy use through roll-out of modern…

…/23 Plan switch from gas As part of the energy audits, review the heating/hot water systems in council owned buildings, and develop a plan Nigel Sheehan SHORT HIGH COMPLEX – Energy audits will identify the appropriate technology – building Part of the above building audits to retrofit with low carbon alternatives (heat pumps, hybrid heat pumps, DHN…

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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…, for carbon sequestration to achieve carbon reduction targets, to protect and increase biodiversity and enhance the quality and quantity of the county’s natural environment. The Panel found that the Council’s ongoing success in relation to waste recycling had been driven by proactive engagement with residents and businesses over a number of years. It was felt that a similar approach could…

… to reduce carbon emissions, climate change would need to be embedded in every Council Strategy, policy and plan but balanced against resources and financial obligations to provide value for money. Key Findings 2.9 Committing to using renewable energy is different to carbon reduction. Using renewable energy is also a way of carbon offsetting. 2.10 There are three levels of emissions…

… fitted with high efficiency biomass boilers resulting in reduced running costs and lower carbon emissions.  A ground source heat pump has been fitted at Kings Mill special school which provides low carbon heat and provides an income through the renewable heat incentive scheme.  30 schools have received 50 per cent match funding for cavity wall and loft insulation which has reduced…

…, the Panel considered the work of the Council and its partner organisations to reduce the scale and impacts of climate change on the East Riding. This helped the Panel to understand existing approaches to reducing carbon emissions, adapting to the impacts of climate change and capitalising on the potential economic and environmental opportunities for the Council and its residents including…

… attracting the green energy sector to the region. The Panel found that the Council had a number of policies and strategies in place that individually looked to reduce carbon emissions or adapt to the impacts of climate change. However, the Panel considered that the Council needed an overarching Climate Change Strategy that could allow for a more co-ordinated response and that could clearly…

Kingston-upon-Hull City Council

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actions Chart 5: Most Cost Effective carbon reduction actions Change on this scale will require Hull to deliver, over the next ten years, a pace of carbon reduction that it has not been achieved to date. What is carbon neutral and what is the difference between production and consumption emissions? Being carbon neutral, also referred to as “net zero”, means that as a society…

carbon emission reduction actions. Sequestration Work is required over the coming year to understand the current carbon sequestration benefit offered by the existing trees and habitats in Hull and therefore understand the requirements to ensure that these are maintained in a carbon sequestration and biodiversity enrichment way. Analysis for the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP…

…, the Committee on Climate Change set out the carbon reduction measures across a set of core and ambitious areas. Core measures include no new homes heated by natural gas from 2025, significant roll out of low carbon power and electric vehicles, increased diversion of waste from landfill, a massive increase in tree planting, the roll out of low carbon heating and carbon capture and storage. Ambitious…

…, and the current policy and funding landscape, Hull will aim for a minimum carbon reduction of 77% by 2030 from its 2005 carbon emissions1. As Hull’s target is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, 20 years earlier than the national 2050 target, the Council, together with partners, will campaign for national policy changes and additional funding to ensure Hull’s carbon neutrality is delivered by 2030…

… is place-making for a low carbon future that will shape our city for the rest of the century and beyond. 12-V14-FINAL The Approach This strategy sets out the challenges for Hull, and the pace of change required, to deliver future growth and prosperity whilst at the same time becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Chart 4: Three actions for Hull Carbon neutrality The strategy…

South Kesteven District Council

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Carbon Reduction Action Plan Design v0.1 South Kesteven District Council Final report June 2020 Carbon footprint and reduction opportunities Growing acknowledgement of the latest science and recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change has resulted in unprecedented recognition of the global climate emergency, and the need…

… to act urgently in order to reduce carbon emissions to limit further global warming and associated environmental impacts. Global initiatives are now focused on limiting warming to well below 2oC, aligning to the pledges outlined in the Paris Agreement. Despite this, warming continues, with the impacts being felt both nationally and internationally. Across the UK, continued warming is projected to make…

… to reduce the climate impacts at both the local and national scale. South Kesteven District Council recognises the significant role it can play in helping to accelerate the national transition towards developing a low carbon economy, and declared a Climate Emergency in 2019. This report was commissioned by the Council to help achieve the carbon reduction targets set out in its’ declaration. Context…

… to this report 1 Contents Executive Summary 3 Section 1: Council target 8 Section 2: Carbon footprint 9 Section 3: Carbon reduction opportunities 19 Section 4: Governance and engagement 38 Section 5: Monitoring and reporting 40 Appendices 42 2 Executive summary • This Carbon Reduction Action Plan forms a key step in South Kesteven District Council’s (SKDC) climate emergency response…

… that the council is able to appropriately quantify and take forward more confidentially the provisional opportunities identified within. Considering the current emission ‘hot spots’ (certain Council owned buildings, fleet and leisure centres), SKDC should prioritise and coordinate efforts towards these emissions sources in the first instance, and use the contents of this Carbon Reduction Action Plan for further…

West Lindsey District Council

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…. Governance and engagement 6. Monitoring and reporting 7. Appendices 2 Contents 1. Executive summary 3 Background and Context 4 Growing acknowledgement of the latest science and recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change have resulted in unprecedented recognition of the global climate emergency and the need to act urgently in order to reduce carbon emissions to limit further…

… an updated Carbon Management Plan, which has enhanced overall understanding of the key emissions hotspots across the organisation, allowing for the targeted analysis identified throughout this Action Plan. • WLDC has set a carbon reduction target of achieving net zero emissions across their own operations by 2050. The Council recognises the importance of decisive action on this issue, and will work…

… of greenhouse gas emissions for WLDC for the financial year 2019/20. This inventory, or footprint, provides the council with a ‘baseline’ of emissions for this period. Council Target It is important to note that the emissions included in the council’s footprint measurement are different to those emissions included in the council’s carbon reduction target (see slide 17). It is these emissions included…

… under the council’s target that will be used to measure and evaluate the council’s carbon reduction progress going forward. Methodology This footprint has been calculated according to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Protocol, the most widely used and accepted methodology for greenhouse gas accounting. The GHG Protocol classifies emissions as either scope 1, 2, or 3 (Figure 1). This chapter presents…

… operational source of emissions. • The majority of emissions from fleet vehicles are associated with the use of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) across the council. HGVs of all sizes account for 98% of total emissions from fleet vehicles. • The common decarbonisation pathway for fleet vehicles is the adoption of low carbon alternatives. The share of low carbon vehicles across the Council’s fleet…

The Moray Council

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…. As such, the approach laid out in this report will be reviewed annually and refined, reflecting the organisation’s deepening knowledge and learning from the phased approach to reducing carbon emissions. APPENDIX 1 P a g e 4 | 58 Section 1: Background The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 is central to supporting the transition to a sustainable low- carbon economy. It requires action…

… with our Local Development Plan, is designed to provide a co-ordinated response to help all of Moray deal with the challenges that climate change will bring, and to provide a clear vision to help create a sustainable future. Our Route Map to Net Zero compliments these documents by creating a framework for our actions aimed at reducing carbon emissions to net zero by 2030. We don’t have all…

…. Adaptation: to help Moray adapt to a changing climate 3. Sustainability: to act in a sustainable manner By setting a goal of reaching operational net zero by 2030, the council has chosen to play a pivotal role in helping Moray reduce carbon emissions and leading the way in decarbonisation. Some of the key milestones on this journey are set out in Figure 1. Mitigation Mitigating climate…

… requirements on: • Coastal erosion; • Biodiversity enhancement; • Compensatory planting; • Active travel; • Food growing areas; • Use of brownfield sites; • Promoting green and blue networks; • Surface water management; and • Avoiding areas at risk of flooding. The draft NPF4, currently out for consultation, requires that significant carbon reductions are delivered through aligning the planning…

… missing the 2030 deadline and requiring substantially more resources invested in carbon offsetting and in carbon reductions post 2030. Assumptions within the pathways include: Current Pathway Aspirational Pathway Restricted Pathway All buildings converted to low carbon heating by 2038 with effort to complete as much as possible by 2030 Nearly all buildings converted to low carbon

Crawley Borough Council

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… is illustrated in the figure below, showing the significance of Scope 3 emissions. 4 Crawley Borough Council commissioned consultancy Anthesis to help with the audit and produce a ‘Climate Emergency Support’ evidence base, which was presented to CMT. This sets out the scale of change needed to meet our own carbon reduction targets as a Council, and models possible carbon emission reduction

… to correct old systems will be far more costly in the long run than investing in low carbon technologies now. The legacy of carbon embodied in infrastructure also needs to be recognised which means that durability, selecting lower carbon materials and conserving structures will be important considerations. The sooner we adopt a low carbon culture, the greater will be the carbon savings. 1.4…

… will mean reviewing most aspects of service delivery, particularly procurement. Whilst there will be additional costs for some products, this should not be automatically assumed and minimising resource use should be recognised as a means to reducing carbon. An evaluation tool is being developed to help guide all kinds of project development and embed carbon reduction in council-wide decision…

… in July 2019, and pledged to reduce carbon emissions from our workings and activities by at least 45% by 2030 and to zero before 2050. C. Action on climate so far: CBC has been working to reduce its carbon emissions since 2009, most recently through the Carbon and Waste Reduction Strategy 2012 – 2050. CBC’s Scope 1 (on-site direct) and Scope 2 (off-site indirect energy supply) carbon

… strategy for heat is expected this year). Reducing our gas demand and moving to low carbon heating and cooling technologies for our buildings will be key. 1.3 Stop investing in technologies now that leave a carbon legacy – We can only achieve the carbon reductions needed if we recognise and stop pursuing the path that has led us to the climate emergency. We also know that retrofitting…

Kingston-upon-Hull City Council

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… as a business by 2040 at the latest. 5.34 The Council has undertaken a numerous projects and activities in reducing carbon emission and laying the groundwork for future carbon reduction as set out in Appendix 5. These will need to be increased in pace and scope to meet the Councils and cities net zero ambitions. Council Carbon Emissions and Reporting Page 12 of 41 5.35 The Councils…

… the timescales. 2.7.7 That the Council develops plans to replace the use of diesel with Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil as a transitional fuel that will deliver a 90% carbon emissions reduction. Page 5 of 41 2.7.8 To note the existing decisions of Cabinet on 26 October 2020 initiating the Carbon Neutral Hull Programme are being progressed as follows: 2.7.8.1 The outline business case…

… 3.7 Human induced climate change is already happening and a failure to act is increasing the threat to the city1. 3.8 The recommendations provide a framework within which the Council can continue the existing carbon reduction activity undertaken by the Council and increase the robustness, speed and pace of delivery to meet the scale of the challenge 3.9 The Council has a key…

… responsibility as the leading public sector body in the City and, through its place making role, to demonstrate carbon emission reduction, climate impact risk assessment and climate adaptation and enable other stakeholders to accelerate their climate change activity. 1 https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/ Page 6 of 41 4. Impact on other…

… themes:  Heat  Power  Mobility  Fair Transition  Consumption  Carbon Sequestration  Jobs and Skills  Innovation 5.27 To support the understanding of what is required in terms of outputs for Hull to become carbon neutral by 2030, and the requirements for net zero by 2045, the Council has worked with the Carbon Trust to undertake Carbon Pathway analysis across five…

Craven District Council

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…, with over 5000 further hectares under restoration. Craven District Council – Climate Emergency Strategic Plan 2020-2030 10 Carbon Reduction Strategy Our strategy for achieving carbon neutral Craven is based on seven key themes: Carbon Neutral Energy Ensure that the net impact of energy used by Craven District Council reaches Carbon Neutral by:  Ensuring…

… use, and in particular single-use plastics. Our Council Ensure that our policies and procedures result in the most efficient use of Council resources, including carbon- efficient procurement and investment activity. Craven District Council – Climate Emergency Strategic Plan 2020-2030 11 Carbon Reduction Action Plan This section of the plan describes the action that we…

… likely to cost over c. £50,000 by 2030. Each activity is likely to each realise a total carbon saving of at least 500 tonnes of carbon by 2030. CDC02 Low Carbon Investments CDC01 Low Carbon Procurement CND02 Zero Carbon Regeneration CNE01 Renewable Energy Contracts CNE02 Improve energy use CNE06 Renewable Energy for CDC LCW01 Efficient Route Planning LCW02 Electric RCV Components…

….org/other/deadline-2020 https://pcancities.org.uk/ Craven District Council – Climate Emergency Strategic Plan 2020-2030 5 Craven District Council first introduced a Carbon Reduction Strategy in 2009, addressing a range of areas from the use of fuel across our operations, buildings efficiency, flood mitigation and biodiversity improvement. The use of carbon for our own…

… that the ambitious plans for carbon sequestration activity in the District are realised, to achieve Carbon Neutrality by 2030. Fig. 5 – Scope 1-3 emissions estimates for the District of Craven, by source sub-sector8 7 Data retrieved from SCATTER Online - https://scattercities.com/, 16/01/2020 8 Ibid. 4 3,517 5,615 10,796 17,167…

Bromsgrove District Council

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…. 15 | P a g e BROMSGROVE DISTRICT COUNCIL CARBON REDUCTION STRATEGY & ACTION PLAN Mitigation & Adaptation Background: The actions that the Council can take to reduce carbon emissions and address the ecological emergency fall into two categories, measures that influence others and direct measures with an associated figure for carbon reduction. The first actions are to address the emissions…

… e BROMSGROVE DISTRICT COUNCIL CARBON REDUCTION STRATEGY & ACTION PLAN Our Key Successes and Top Five Future Actions Key successes: Measure Estimated annual saving in tonnes CO₂ Service area Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) funded electric taxi and public charging infrastructure scheme - Carbon savings for the wider area, beyond council operations. 126 All service areas…

…/a Ongoing – development of leaflet for pack Examine opportunities to make the best use of the Green Fair to communicate the carbon & waste reduction message n/a Ongoing 7 | P a g e BROMSGROVE DISTRICT COUNCIL CARBON REDUCTION STRATEGY & ACTION PLAN Co – benefits Background: Co-benefits can be described as an additional outcome linked to a carbon reduction action. An example could…

… and effective use of Council resources. n/a Ongoing 12 | P a g e BROMSGROVE DISTRICT COUNCIL CARBON REDUCTION STRATEGY & ACTION PLAN Low Carbon Economy Background: The district of Bromsgrove has 21% of the overall Worcestershire sales figure for the low carbon economy. Bromsgrove also has 16% of the companies engaged in this sector, and 26% of the total number of this sectors employees. The low

… positive health outcomes for residents, enhanced health and well- being, reduction in fuel poverty Successful grant applications required to maximise carbon savings for this project. The carbon saving figure is estimated at 0.5 tonnes per property for 100 properties. 18 | P a g e BROMSGROVE DISTRICT COUNCIL CARBON REDUCTION STRATEGY & ACTION PLAN Measure Estimated annual saving…

Cambridge City Council

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… working and reduce travel to and from offices. ● Taking steps to reduce carbon emissions from business travel by Council staff, including improving the condition of 22 existing pool bikes, purchasing 4 electric pool bikes and installing electric vehicle charge points at Waterbeach depot for use by staff. Carbon reduction projects to be delivered or investigated 2021-26 We have identified…

Carbon Management Plan - Cambridge City Council Cambridge City Council Carbon Management Plan 2021-2026 Cambridge City Council | Carbon Management Plan 2021-2026 page 2 Contents Introduction page 3 Progress to Date page 4 Measurement of Emissions page 6 Aims page 9 Carbon Reduction Projects page 11 Approach to Achieving…

… this Carbon Management Plan to help deliver this objective. The Plan sets out how the Council will continue to reduce carbon emissions from its buildings and fleet, which in 2019/20 was responsible for 1.1% of the city’s emissions. Over the next five years, the Council will continue to act to reduce the carbon emissions from the sources that it controls directly and has the greatest influence over…

…% Figure 9 shows how the greening of the electricity grid, along with electricity saving measures the Council has installed, has rapidly reduced the emissions from the Council’s use of electricity to below that of gas over 5 years since 2014/15. We have also targeted carbon reduction projects at the areas of the Council’s activity which contribute most to the Council’s emissions. The largest…

…%). We also have a listed 1930s Guildhall, and we operate the Corn Exchange concert venue, a listed Victorian building. These buildings are likely to be the most technically challenging and expensive to retrofit to net zero standard. It is therefore clear from the above charts that the priority areas of focus of the Council’s carbon reduction activity should be the leisure centres and pools…

Bolsover District Council

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Reduction 2019 - 2030 Plan 2 Foreword 3 Induction and Vision 4-5 Policy Drivers 6 Policy Statement 7-9 Current Emmissions and Targets 10-11 Carbon Reduction Plan 12 Theme 1 – Sustainable Buildings and Workplaces 13-18 Theme 2 – Renewable Energy 19-22 Theme 3 – Low Carbon Fleet 23-26 Theme 4 – Transport 27-30 Theme 5 – Planning 31-36 Theme 6 – Community and Collaboration 37…

… and other fossil fuels, it is finite and its use produces harmful and polluting gases. There is ever growing evidence that our use of these energy sources, either directly or indirectly, is having a profound effect on our environment, our health today and in the future. As a district we need to find ways to achieve carbon reduction whilst balancing this with our need for economic growth…

… and the prosperity of our communities. We need to reduce our reliance on climate damaging energy and change the way we operate better utilising more environmentally sustainable materials, products and practices in a move to a lower carbon lifestyle. We need to access renewable power such as water, solar, wind, air and geological sources. At the same time we need to reduce the amount of power we…

… District Council Corporate Plan 2015 - 2019 The Bolsover District Council Corporate Plan has four key aims; Unlocking Our Growth Potential, Providing Our Customers with Excellent Service, Supporting our Communities to be Healthier, Safer, Cleaner, Greener and Transforming Our Organisation. Policy Drivers 7 Bolsover District Council has for a number of years prioritised carbon reduction

… performance within the buildings consumption of electricity, fossil fuels and water. Various monetary savings have been built into this year’s budget to reflect anticipated climate change targets, e.g. 3% year on year saving on emissions from Local Authority (LA) operations 2. Reducing carbon emissions Supporting international/national policies and local energy efficiency targets for reducing…

Horsham District Council

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… change whilst looking to lead the world to a cleaner, greener form of growth. Aligning with national ambitions, Horsham District Council (HDC) has committed to carbon neutrality of its direct emissions by 2030, and carbon neutrality of its indirect emissions (including from leased buildings and supply chain) by 2050. HDC has produced a Council Carbon Reduction Action Plan (April 2022…

…/ https://press.un.org/en/2021/sgsm20847.doc.htm#:~:text=Today's%20IPCC%20Working%20Group%201,of%20people%20at%20immediate%20risk https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1033990/net-zero-strategy-beis.pdf https://www.horsham.gov.uk/climate-and-environment/carbon-reduction-action-plan Policy context Horsham…

…: Contribution of an intervention to biodiversity increase. This includes protecting existing ecosystems, animals and plants as well as investing in green and blue infrastructure. Carbon hotspots: Sources of high levels of carbon emissions, for organisations to focus their carbon reduction efforts on. Carbon insetting: The financing of carbon reduction or sequestration projects that reduce

carbon emissions outside of an organisation’s direct operations but within its own supply chain. Carbon neutral: Achieving a balance between the greenhouse gases put into the atmosphere and those taken out. Carbon offsetting: The financing of carbon reduction or sequestration projects elsewhere, outside of an organisation’s direct operations, in order to ‘balance’ or compensate…

… commissioned a Climate Action Strategy for the entire Horsham District to inform the District’s transition to a low carbon and climate resilient future. The focus of Horsham District’s Climate Action Strategy is to map an ambitious pathway for HDC, its key strategic partners, local communities, residents and businesses to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and start to adapt to climate change…

Horsham District Council

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… Neutrality by 2050 target but expands its scope to address the carbon emissions of the whole-area and looks to address environmental issues beyond carbon-reductions, especially opportunities to improve climate resilience. Fig. 9: Image featured in HDC’s Carbon Reduction Action Plan 12 https://www.horsham.gov.uk/climate-and-environment/news/articles/a-new-carbon-reduction-plan

…. Carbon hotspots: Sources of high levels of carbon emissions, for organisations to focus their carbon reduction efforts on. Carbon insetting: The financing of carbon reduction or sequestration projects that reduce carbon emissions outside of an organisation’s direct operations but within its own supply chain. Carbon neutral: achieving a balance between the greenhouse gases put into the atmosphere…

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…-and-environment/carbon-reduction-action-plan Context Horsham District is a local government District located in West Sussex County in the South East of England (Fig 1). It is made up from a collection of market towns and villages in a rural setting. Horsham Town is the largest urban area in the District, but the District has close links with Crawley to the north-east and the coastal strip…

…. Firstly, carbon reduction will only become more difficult in the future as the easy-actions are completed and more complex issues remain. Secondly, the longer it takes to start reducing carbon emissions, the more impacts will be experienced from a changing climate. Therefore, urgent action is required to address the high emitting sectors now, give time for more complex decarbonisation issues…

Carmarthenshire County Council

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… in its infancy for achieving the mileages required. Target Appropriate carbon reduction target to be developed as part of annual review of action plan. Actions to be undertaken Progress so far The Council has reduced carbon emissions from its fleet mileage by 19% since 2012/13 - from 4,752 tCO2e to 3,856 tCO2e. CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL - NET ZERO CARBON PLAN _ 2020 11 Note…

… emissions and support the growth of the low carbon economy. Since 2010, the Council has been a participant under the mandatory UK-wide Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme. Consequently, it has been required to purchase non-refundable allowances for each qualifying tonne of carbon arising from its electricity and gas consumption. The Council paid £258,396 under this Scheme…

…. Commit to making Carmarthenshire County Council a net zero carbon local authority by 2030 3. Develop a clear plan for a route towards being net zero carbon within 12 months 4. Call on Welsh and UK Governments to provide the necessary support and resources to enable effective carbon reductions 5. Work with Public Services Board and Swansea Bay City Deal partners to develop exciting opportunities…

… Ysgol Bro Dinefwr 503,656 812,441 1,316,097 304 Glan y Môr School 188,568 1,318,863 1,507,431 301 County Hall 533,111 621,271 1,154,382 278 Total 5,675,572 19,271,909 24,947,481 5,289 Council’s top energy consuming/carbon emitting buildings (2018/19): Leisure Centre 6 CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL - NET ZERO CARBON PLAN _ 2020 Progress so far The Council has reduced carbon emissions

…); and, to allow web-based access to individual sites. Accurate data is critical for planning, monitoring and reporting progress towards becoming net zero carbon; accordingly, ‘smart’ and sub-metering technology will be extended to ensure timely capture of energy consumption data. Target Appropriate carbon reduction target to be developed as part of annual review of action plan…

Adur District Council

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…% Diesel (HGVs), 26% Electricity, 28% Gas, 42% Adur & Worthing Councils – Carbon Neutral Plan AECOM Note that ‘Offsetting’ could comprise a variety of measures, including investment in renewables (on or offsite) or carbon sequestration through land management (e.g. tree planting and woodland creation). This analysis indicates that the most significant carbon reductions will result from…

… published by BEIS for use in organisational CO2e emissions reporting and projections, which is illustrated in Figure 3.14 Although not a prediction, the trajectory reflects the ambitions set by the Government and seen as necessary to meet the UK’s carbon emission reduction commitments. Figure 3: Historic and Long-run marginal grid decarbonisation  Energy demand reduction through energy efficiency…

… the prior and express written agreement of AECOM. Prepared for: Adur & Worthing Councils Adur & Worthing Councils – Carbon Neutral Plan AECOM Executive Summary Background and Context On July 9th 2019, the Joint Strategic Committee of Adur & Worthing Councils declared a Climate Emergency, and committed to working towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030. As part…

…, they used to highlight key issues and support the identification of carbon reduction interventions to inform the actions and recommendations laid out in subsequent chapters of this Carbon Neutral Plan. The cumulative impacts of these intervention measures are summarised in Figure 3 below. Figure 2. Scope 1 & 2 emissions by fuel type (2018-19) Petrol or Hybrid Diesel (Vans), 4% Vehicles, 1…

…, the Councils purchase electricity that is 100% matched by wind and hydroelectric installations. Additional commitments would be required to offset emissions from all other fuel types.  Carbon sequestration through land management, woodland creation, and tree planting. For context, as a rough estimate, offsetting the Council’s current CO2e emissions would require Prepared for: Adur & Worthing…

Worthing Borough Council

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…% Diesel (HGVs), 26% Electricity, 28% Gas, 42% Adur & Worthing Councils – Carbon Neutral Plan AECOM Note that ‘Offsetting’ could comprise a variety of measures, including investment in renewables (on or offsite) or carbon sequestration through land management (e.g. tree planting and woodland creation). This analysis indicates that the most significant carbon reductions will result from…

… published by BEIS for use in organisational CO2e emissions reporting and projections, which is illustrated in Figure 3.14 Although not a prediction, the trajectory reflects the ambitions set by the Government and seen as necessary to meet the UK’s carbon emission reduction commitments. Figure 3: Historic and Long-run marginal grid decarbonisation  Energy demand reduction through energy efficiency…

… the prior and express written agreement of AECOM. Prepared for: Adur & Worthing Councils Adur & Worthing Councils – Carbon Neutral Plan AECOM Executive Summary Background and Context On July 9th 2019, the Joint Strategic Committee of Adur & Worthing Councils declared a Climate Emergency, and committed to working towards becoming carbon neutral by 2030. As part…

…, they used to highlight key issues and support the identification of carbon reduction interventions to inform the actions and recommendations laid out in subsequent chapters of this Carbon Neutral Plan. The cumulative impacts of these intervention measures are summarised in Figure 3 below. Figure 2. Scope 1 & 2 emissions by fuel type (2018-19) Petrol or Hybrid Diesel (Vans), 4% Vehicles, 1…

…, the Councils purchase electricity that is 100% matched by wind and hydroelectric installations. Additional commitments would be required to offset emissions from all other fuel types.  Carbon sequestration through land management, woodland creation, and tree planting. For context, as a rough estimate, offsetting the Council’s current CO2e emissions would require Prepared for: Adur & Worthing…

Caerphilly County Borough Council

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… in technologies; ensure efficient use of assets such as buildings; and embrace renewable technologies. This has shaped some of the authority’s achievements to date. 3.4 Caerphilly CBC has a good record of implementing projects that benefit the environment and reduce carbon emissions. In 2009 the authority launched its Carbon Reduction Strategy which focussed on reducing carbon emissions from its…

… of implementing initiatives that benefit the environment. The authority has reduced carbon emissions by investing in technologies that reduce consumption and we have worked hard to raise awareness of the importance of carbon reduction with our staff, pupils and residents across the county borough. 2.2 However it is acknowledged there is still much more to do at a time when the climate continues…

… buildings and street lighting assets. Its target was to reduce emissions by 45% of those recorded in the 2008 baseline year and it actually achieved a commendable 42% reduction. 3.5 The Carbon Reduction Strategy focussed on 4 key areas which are still very relevant: • Good Housekeeping; • Invest To Save; • Asset Management; and • Renewable Energy Technologies. 3.6 The authority has introduced…

… in the Council’s emissions specifically from its non-domestic buildings and street lighting, through the direction of the Carbon Reduction Strategy. 7 Silver Street, Pontywaun Energy Hierarchy Reduce Energy Use Rationalise Optimise Recover Generate 8 DECARBONISATION STRATEGY: REDUCE-PRODUCE-OFFSET-BUY - Caerphilly County Borough Council 4. Notice Of Motion Declaring A Climate Emergency 5…

… with our community and key stakeholders to ensure it delivers on all key carbon reduction targets. 5.4 By becoming net carbon neutral by 2030, the Authority will help to create a more robust county borough by stimulating jobs in the “Low Carbon” Sector. This will not only make our environment greener and more stable, but will help local residents into work and out of poverty, making communities…

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