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Newport City Council

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… Council’s Carbon Management Plan. There is an urgent need for the world to decarbonise if we are to limit global temperature rise to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels and avert the worst impacts of climate change. As a globally responsible organisation, the council aims to show leadership in decarbonisation and work with others to do the same for the benefit of our city, country and the planet…

… challenging but exciting and achievable vision of becoming a net carbon neutral organisation by 2030. Councillor Davies Cabinet Member for Sustainable Development 2 Introduction Greenhouse gas1 emissions are driving man made climate change. A changing climate will have significant impact on the way we live with far-reaching consequences. It is globally recognised…

…) or CO2e. 3 Context The Carbon Management Plan has been developed in line with the following international and national legislation and organisational context. International Agreements Legislation Ambitions EU 2050 Low Carbon Economy UK Climate Change Act 2008 Environment Act Wales 2016 80% emission reductions…

… is the council’s carbon reduction commitment reporting data and purchased liquid fuel volumes  The reporting measurement unit is tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent tCO2e.  The conversion units used to calculate emissions are the Department for Energy and Climate Change greenhouse gas emission factors 20172  Electricity is broken down into two categories, the first being all buildings where…

… compared to 1990 levels by 2050 As above, brought into UK law. Amended in June 2019 to net carbon neutral by 2050. UK Act, brought into Welsh law, amendment to 95% reduction planned Welsh Government Ambitions 70% electricity consumption from Welsh renewable energy sources by 2030 Public sector to be carbon neutral by 2030 Kyoto Protocol 1997 Paris Climate


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