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City of Edinburgh Council

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…; and maximising 1 Global Warming of 1.5 C. An IPCC Special Report on the Impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 C Above Pre-Industrial Levels and Related Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Pathways, in the Context of Strengthening the Global external funding to roll out change at scale and pace. There are a number of drivers for the Council to take climate action: • Democratic: The climate crisis has…

action to avoid the consequences of global warming of 2ºC, the City of Edinburgh Council declared a Climate Emergency in 2019 and committed to work towards a net zero emissions target by 2030 for both city and corporate emissions. This first draft Council Emissions Reduction Plan sets out the proposed strategic direction for addressing the Council’s major emission sources and the proposed…

… target for the city and states that the majority would be cost-effective • Legal: The City of Edinburgh Council has a duty to comply to the Public Bodies Climate Change Reporting under the Climate Change (Scotland) Act. With a net zero emissions target by 2045, Scotland has one of the world’s most ambitious climate change legislation. The Government “expects Scotland’s public…

… organisational emissions are updated annually and reported to the Scottish Government through the Public Bodies Climate Change Duty Reporting (PBCCD) since 2010/11. 1.6 Agree to allocate £60,000 of the £300,000 sustainability fund allocated within the Council’s 2021/22 revenue budget to recruit a Funding Development Officer, to maximise external funding in support of further activities to reduce…

…, the Council has publicly reported its organisational emissions annually to the Scottish Government through Public Bodies Climate Change Duty Reporting (PBCCD). The Council’s carbon footprint scope is presented in Appendix 1 of the plan. 3 3.4 In 2019/20, the Council achieved a 62 %1 reduction compared to a 2005/06 baseline, substantially exceeding its previous target of achieving a 42…

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