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Westminster City Council

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… zero by 2050. Westminster City Council declared a climate emergency in September 2019 and committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions from council operations by 2030 and across the city by 2040. Net Zero Net zero is the balance between the emissions we produce and those we remove from the atmosphere through emission saving activities and offsetting. We achieve net zero when the amount…

… Decarbonisation Scheme to decarbonise up to 45 of our own operational buildings. Council offices, depots and community hubs (including libraries and leisure centres) will all benefit from retrospective energy improvements, like low-carbon heating, insulation, LED lighting and solar panels. Ensuring new buildings achieve low carbon standards. The council’s new City Plan (adopted in 2021) and emerging…

…, aspirations and ideas of all those who live, work and study in the city we serve. This is a pivotal moment for Westminster to act decisively on climate change for the future of our city. I look forward to working with you all to realise this. Cllr Rachael Robathan Leader, Westminster City Council Emissions data includes all greenhouse gas emissions and not just carbon dioxide. ‘Carbon dioxide…

… pollution in the UK, producing over two million tonnes (2,267 kilotonnes) of greenhouse gas emissions including carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and ozone in 2017, equivalent in weight to 146,000 Big Bens. The vast majority (86%) of Westminster’s emissions are produced by buildings, with 71% produced by non-domestic uses such as offices, shops, restaurants and public buildings and 15% from homes…

…. The remaining emissions are produced by transport (11%) and other sources such as waste disposal and industrial processes (1.5%). COUNCIL EMISSIONS The council has set an ambitious target to become net zero by 2030. The direct actions the council is taking to cut emissions will form part of Westminster’s climate emergency action plan. We generated almost 45,000 tonnes of carbon from our buildings


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