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Westminster City Council

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… to limit global warming to a maximum of 1.5 degrees to avoid the most catastrophic impacts of climate change. To achieve this, global emissions must reach net zero by 2050. Westminster City Council declared a climate emergency in September 2019 and committed to achieving net zero carbon emission from council operations by 2030 and across the city by 2040. The ambitious level of change required…

… that is prepared for extreme weather. Net zero carbon emissions from council sources by 2030 Net zero carbon emissions city-wide by 2040 4 5 EMISSION SOURCES Across the city, we produced 2.2 million tonnes of CO 2 e in 2017, the highest level of emissions per local authority in London. Most of these were from buildings, with around 71% from offices, shops, restaurants and public

buildings and 15% from homes. A further 11% of emissions come from transport. Council emissions The council generated almost 45,000 tonnes of carbon from our buildings and activities in 2018. We need to reduce our emissions by 8.3% each year to achieve our target of net zero by 2030. Our largest source of emissions is the Pimlico District Heating Undertaking which accounts for 37.4% of all…

council emissions. We are exploring options to decarbonise the heating scheme which supplies heat to 3,200 households. 37.4% Pimlico District Heating Undertaking 33% Housing communal supplies 13.7% Corporate assets 1.8% FM Conway vehicles 6.6% Veolia vehicles 7.3% Leisure centres 37% from public sector buildings such as schools and hospitals 23% from industrial…

buildings 15% from homes 1.5% from waste disposal and industrial processes 11% from road transport 11% from shops, offices, restaurants and hotels DEVELOPING AN ACTION PLAN The council has worked with Anthesis Environmental consultancy to identify the impact of different types of carbon saving actions. We have used this information to create a series of recommended actions under four…


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