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Aberdeen City Council

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… Standard new council house building programme, and also includes a project to learn about retrofit for our housing stock. All of these actions provide an opportunity for the Aberdeen City Council to become an exemplar in the energy transition towards net zero and lead the way in how to change in a dynamic and thoughtful way. It also aligns to the work of World Energy Cities Partnership and its…

… at Aberdeen’s event complex. We have also taken action to reduce the Council’s own carbon footprint. Rolling out LED street lighting, expanding the range of electric and hydrogen vehicles in our own fleet - increasing connections to district heating for some of our public buildings and Council housing, and installing several green roofs. But a transition towards a net zero and climate resilience…

… five themes covering Council assets and operations: Buildings Mobility Other Operations Leadership & Governance Awareness & Behaviour Change Council buildings & Council housing Fleet & staff travel Street lighting, internal waste, nature based action Processes, procurement and decision making Communications, participation and training Operational themes Enabling themes…

… governance process allows us to be agile and we will identify additional actions to take us further. Partnership working is driving many of our actions and we welcome collaborative work to deliver our projects. Aberdeen City Council I Council Climate Change Plan 2021 - 2025 6 Newly-built council houses Green roof – Pets’ Corner building, Hazlehead Park Aberdeen City Council I Council

… to flooding. Bronze Food for Life Award, achieved from the Soil Association for sustainable school meals. Use of compostable consumables across the board in all Facilities Management Catering sites. Case study: New House Build Programme 246 new council houses have already been built at Smithfield, Manor Walk and Wellheads. In total the Council’s new house building programme will build 2,000…

Peterborough City Council

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… for a number of Council sites on Council Property Management Services) to and measures identified that could be owned undertake energy opportunity taken to reduce emissions. Shortly after buildings assessments for a number of its highest energy consuming sites including Sand Martin House, the Regional Pool and Clare Lodge. The aim of these assessments is to identify ways in which emissions can…

… ................................................................................................................................... 6 2.1 Carbon Footprint Results 2019-20......................................................................................................................6 3 Decarbonisation Projects.............................................................................................................................11 3.1 Peterborough City Council’s Projects

… to a 100% renewable electricity contract across the Council’s estate, an increase to the planned level of dimming across the Council’s street lighting assets and implementation of a Carbon Impact Assessment process across the Council’s operations. Of the many actions in the main part of this document, the following forms a summary of the top 21 commitments we aim to achieve over the next 12 months…

… (Peterborough City Council, 2019a). In doing so the Council joined a global movement which worldwide has seen, to date, 1,863 jurisdictions in 33 countries declare a climate emergency, and within this 400 local authorities in the UK3. In making this declaration the Council committed to a wide range of comprehensive actions, including, in summary:  Make the Council's activities and the city's net-zero…

…. The biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK is transport, closely followed by stationary energy (emissions arising from buildings). This Action Plan examines the carbon footprint of Peterborough City Council as an organisation. The carbon footprint of the geographical area of Peterborough as a whole is examined thoroughly in a separate draft Citywide Carbon Management Action Plan…

Cambridge City Council

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… Climate change strategy action plan 2021-26 - Cambridge City Council Cambridge City Council Climate Change Strategy Action Plan: 2021-2026 OBJECTIVE 1: Reducing emissions from City Council buildings, land, vehicles and services Action Service Resources Milestone 1 Milestone 2 Milestone 3 Completion date Target 1.1…

Properties that are currently an EPC D or below. Can provide ktCO2 on completion of post EPCs. 2.2 Building 1000 new homes to Passivhaus standards (where technically feasible and subject to funding) and targeting net zero carbon standards for Council homes built from 2030 onwards. Housing Developme nt Agency Housing Developme nt Agency (HDA) project teams…

… Action Service Resources Milestone 1 Milestone 2 Milestone 3 Completion date Target 3.3 Building new Council housing developments in Cambridge with a target of less than one car parking space per home to encourage travel by walking, cycling or public transport, subject to individual development requirements Housing Developme nt Agency Existing staff resources New…

…-2026 OBJECTIVE 1: Reducing emissions from City Council buildings, land, vehicles and services Action Action Service Service Resources Resources Milestone 1 Milestone 1 Milestone 2 Milestone 2 Milestone 3 Milestone 3 Completion date Completion date Target Target 1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1 Deliver energy efficiency and renewable energy…

… information in preparation for future funding rounds - PSDS Funding Round 3 to Open Sept - Dec 2022 Apply for PSDS round if appropriate project. Date TBC (Dec 2022?) Apply for PSDS or other funding round if appropriate March 2023/25 Ongoing to March 2026 Reduce emissions in the Council’s corporate buildings. 1.3 Review the Council’s Office Accommodation…

Worcester City Council

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…://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/ Overview of the themes and aims Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Carbon Neutral City Council Carbon Neutral Worcester Sustainable Economy Natural Environment Preparing for Climate Change Resource Efficiency Aim: To reduce carbon emissions from all aspects of the Council’s operations and buildings, providing strong leadership…

…: • Reducing emissions from council buildings • Reducing emissions from council owned vehicles • Reducing emissions from staff commutes or business travel Aim: To reduce carbon emissions from all aspects of the Council’s operations and buildings, providing strong leadership on the opportunities for reduction Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Return…

… to ‘Finding your way’ page Carbon Neutral City Council Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Where we are now: Total annual emissions from the Council’s operations and buildings are in the region of 2,500 tCO2e. The Council was therefore responsible for only 0.6% of the city’s emissions. As of April 2020, the Council purchases only renewable, green electricity…

… use (52%). This reflects the inclusion of street lighting in this category, as it is provided by Worcestershire County Council Institutional buildings 82ktCO2e (19%) Return to ‘Finding your way’ page Carbon Neutral Worcester Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Institutional buildings and operations We have already: • Supported the establishment…

… of the new Public Energy Efficiency Programme providing funding for measures in public buildings • Worked in partnership with the University of Worcester and Worcestershire County Council on a number of projects Institutional buildings 82ktCO2e (19%) Return to ‘Finding your way’ page Carbon Neutral Worcester Worcester City Council's Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2020 Institutional…

Forest of Dean District Council

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… carparks, industrial estates and large businesses (PG) Easy, quick and visible. Follow GCC lead S-M FoDDC Parish & Town (P & T) Councils Businesses (Supermarkets etc) Landowners CE Partnership / Network E Reduce public building heating and Air conditioning e.g. shops, offices, (PG) Easy, quick and visible. Possible local branding advantage S-M…

… 5. 2019 Evidence gathering and foundation works Title Activity Energy Supply Enabled switch to ‘green’ electricity tariff. Planning future steps to true green energy supplies. Delivering trial of heating system efficiency measures. Onsite renewable energy generation Site assessment undertaken and key sites identified. Survey of council office building for solar PV completed…

…). Council carbon audit Review of council carbon emissions 2018/19. Community Engagement Developing strategy to support community activity. Delivering free energy audit to all long-term industrial unit tenants, act as case studies for other local businesses. Launched climate change webpage on council website. Parish and Town council and community climate action day planned for March 2020…

… meetings/events. Draft principles for the group are set out in annex B. 8.3. Forest of Dean District Council – Will establish an elected member Climate Emergency Cabinet Portfolio Support Group to support the implementation of net zero actions from its activities and policies. The support group will focus on: 1) CO2e from its operations and assets e.g. Council offices, business travel…

… of 0.8FTE to support the delivery of RAP during 2020-21. (September 2019 version) Page 11 of 21 Annex A – CE Rapid Action Plan (2020/21) Council Activity Activity Reason Impact Time scale Key Partners Resources Theme Support wider district partnership / network (inc P&TC’s) to drive coherent change Cumulative activity by the many…

Cambridge City Council

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… emissions from City Council buildings, land, vehicles and services page 22 OBJECTIVE 2 Reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions from homes and buildings in Cambridge page 31 OBJECTIVE 3 Reducing carbon emissions from transport in Cambridge page 38 OBJECTIVE 4 Reducing consumption of resources, reducing waste, and increasing recycling in Cambridge page 42 OBJECTIVE 5 Promoting…

… strategy, we have set 6 key objectives, informed by our understanding of our spheres of influence, and a wide range of ambitious actions to help deliver them: OBJECTIVE 1 Reducing carbon emissions from City Council buildings, land, vehicles and services Our new Carbon Management Plan 2016-2021 sets out a broad approach to reducing the Council’s direct carbon emissions to net zero by 2030…

… of capital investment would be required. The study focused on the 29 biggest buildings in the Council’s estate, which are responsible for 83.6% of Cambridge City Council | Climate Change Strategy 2021-2026 page 14 total emissions from Council buildings and 63% of the Council’s total carbon emissions (including emissions from fleet vehicles and business mileage). The commitments above could…

… Declaration on Climate Change in 2006, and over this period we have delivered a wide range of projects and activities to help reduce carbon emissions. This strategy sets out the Council’s revised and updated approach for the Council’s work over the next 5 years to help mitigate climate change and build local resilience in Cambridge to the impacts of climate change. We have taken a thorough…

… will need development and exploration in coming years. The Council can also provide community leadership by reducing carbon emissions from procured good and services, from property it owns (including Council homes and commercial properties), and by using its policy and regulatory powers (such as planning policy, building control and licensing) to promote high standards. While the Council can…

Horsham District Council

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… AND FOOTPRINT HORSHAM DISTRICT COUNCIL PROFILE Metric Description Number of staff 460 Fleet size 63 vehicles Functions / Services • Cars and on-street parking • Household waste collection and recycling • Street cleaning • Planning and building control • Environmental health • Parks and countryside • Providing local culture, leisure and sporting facilities Building portfolio • Council offices

… and cost, actions which prioritise reduced energy consumption and decarbonisation of energy supply should be prioritised. This is explored further in Chapter 4. Horsham District Council | Council Profile & Footprint 19 02 – COUNCIL PROFILE & FOOTPRINT C) EMISSIONS ANALYSIS Building on our review of Horsham District Council’s footprint, we have further analysed the emissions…

… from transportation, distribution, and losses of energy and fuels associated with Direct or Stronger influence activities. Weaker Outside organisational boundary: Owners and operators of emissions sources are not clearly defined, influence limited. To address these emissions it is recommended that a district wide target is set. Direct control: e.g. Council operated buildings, vehicles…

… District Council | Navigating the Report NAVIGATING THE REPORT 40 return trips by car from Horsham to London 1 passenger flying from Gatwick to Chicago Burning 1-2 bathtubs’ worth of crude oil https://www.tyndall.ac.uk/ 01 Context 6Horsham District Council | Context 01 – CONTEXT CALL TO ACTION A growing consensus It is now widely agreed that climate change poses…

…/content/assets/metofficegovuk/pdf/research/ukcp/ukcp-headline-findings-v2.pdf https://www.westsussex.gov.uk/news/storm-ciara-highways-teams-tackle-nearly-150-emergencies-in-24-hours/ 7Horsham District Council | Context The global disruption and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have forced governors, citizens and businesses to radically reassess their policy decisions…

Warwick District Council

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… efficient building fabric  Examine installation of low emission heating for key public buildings e.g. heat pumps; heat network  Convert rural pathways lighting columns and other public spaces to LED e.g. car parks  Identify suitable locations for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on council owned buildings Transport  Upgrade the whole council fleet to hybrid (HEV) or full battery…

… of 2030 for Warwick District, it will require a strategic director with the responsibility to engage and build cooperation with local organisations and businesses, and lead a Climate Emergency Action Team. 17. Adopting a sustainable procurement strategy will be essential to ensure that the Council’s projects and contracts align closely with the carbon management plan and contribute to CO2e…

… Action Programme ~ MAIN REPORT ~ 31.1.2020 5 Work Package 2 – Carbon Management Plan for the Council Council Workstreams – to target net zero by 2025 Energy efficiency (non-domestic)  Carry out energy audits across the whole Council non-residential property portfolio and implement low cost / no cost carbon reduction measures e.g. public buildings; car parks  Review sub-metering…

… ~ 31.1.2020 9  All new council housing to be built to the highest energy standards (EPC ‘A’ or ‘B’)  Consider the installation of solar PV on council owned homes following a roof and energy usage survey  Complete a Fuel Poverty Action Plan; identify the measures that might alleviate fuel poverty by 2030 Manage Energy Use – Households In the coming decade, Warwick District will have…

… ....................................................................................................... 50 Funding Climate Actions ............................................................................................................... 53 Item 6 / Page 35 WDC Climate Emergency Action Programme ~ MAIN REPORT ~ 31.1.2020 A Carbon Management Plan for Warwick District Council (Work Package 2) ............................. 54 Section 1 – Warwick District Council Carbon Baselines…

Angus Council

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…. The Council has also invested in renewable technologies, including the installation of Photo Voltaic Cells on key high-energy demand buildings such as Montrose Sports Centre14. Angus also has one of the highest recycling rates in Scotland and has ranked second out of 32 local authorities for household recycling rates15. In 2017, Angus signed an agreement with Dundee City Council for the treatment…

…, the Council has significant influence over a large percentage of Angus’ total carbon emissions. The Council also acts as a developer (responsible for the design of new council housing); customer (responsible for sustainable procurement practices); enabler (providing leadership, education, advice, land use policy, business support); and protector (of the community, landscape and biodiversity…

… This SECAP reflects these national ambitions, presenting a clear plan for a green recovery in Angus. Council Role In addition to strong national policy, tackling climate change requires committed action at a local level. Local authorities have a key role to play in helping to reduce carbon emissions and build resilience. As visible institutions, they have the opportunity to lead by example…

…://www.gov.scot/publications/protecting-scotland-renewing-scotland-governments-programme-scotland-2020-2021/ 10 Urban Foresight Progress to date To date Angus has achieved significant reductions in carbon emissions from its estate through reduced energy usage, improvements to the council housing stock, replacing street lighting with LEDs and introducing electric vehicles into the council fleet…

… Report. Available here. 15 Angus Council Website. Available here. 16 Angus Council Public Bodies Climate Change Duties: Annual Report October 2019. Available here. 17 Angus Cycle Hub. Available here. https://www.angus.gov.uk/sites/angus-cms/files/2019-10/336_App1_0.pdf https://www.angus.gov.uk/news/a_big_thank_you_to_all_our_angus_recyclers…

London Borough of Haringey

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… to a minimum. All new Council buildings designed and constructed during this time will also be required to be zero carbon on site. This is already being designed into new buildings and planned to be delivered on sites such as the new council depot at Marsh Lane, and the redevelopment at Osborne Grove Nursing Home. The Council will also show leadership by developing a Waste and Recycling Strategy…

… to work and live in for our borough. This is set out in the Action Plan, under the lobbying asks. 4.5 The Council will demonstrate leadership by becoming a net zero carbon organisation ahead of the borough target. The Council has set this date as 2027 for the core council operational buildings, and all transport related activities Page 4 of 15 undertaken by the Council

… Change Action Plan is framed around six chapters which are supported by the objectives and actions underneath them. These are:  The Council’s Carbon: this sets out how the Council can move to become a net zero carbon organisation, addressing carbon associated with service delivery and operational front-line buildings. By reducing the Council’s operational emissions as quickly as possible…

… workspace units;  Council assets and Civic Centre improvements (£23m over 5 years) to deliver improvement in these key civic buildings, which will include carbon reduction measures; and,  Council housing energy efficiency programme (£101m over the next 10 years) – which will improve the energy performance of the Council’s housing stock. There is also a general low carbon funding stream…

…. Net Zero Carbon Council 6.19 To show leadership to the borough and as a responsible organisation, the Council is recommending bringing forward the organisational date for net zero carbon ahead of the wider borough. This is because the Council is in control of its estate and can directly manage its operational carbon. Having reviewed the Council’s operational buildings and the plans for new…

London Borough of Haringey

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…) with the opportunity for direct investment in renewable generation. Any Council new build projects that the Council delivers for schools and operational use will be designed and constructed to be Zero Carbon on site and maximise renewable energy generation. This is already being designed into new buildings and planned to be delivered on sites such as the new council depot at Marsh Lane, the redevelopment…

…, and affordable to run. Local energy generation is widespread and usage can be tracked, increasing awareness. Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels power Council buildings, homes and businesses, and thousands of homes are connected to low carbon heat networks, delivering affordable, low carbon, and locally generated energy. Purpose of this Document Haringey has been a leader in carbon dioxide (CO2…

operational buildings becoming Net Zero Carbon by 2027, and increased action to improve the take up of active travel options. Although nationally the UK Government are aiming to become zero carbon by 2050, the Council believes this is too late to act. By 2050, the borough and beyond could be experiencing catastrophic weather events, and displacing people from their homes. The Council believe…

… at 2027. This will include core council operational buildings and all transport-related activities undertaken by the Council in the delivery of core services. The rest of the buildings from which the Council delivers services and is directly responsible for the energy bills (such as leisure centres, libraries and schools) will be net zero carbon as soon as it is possible. To bring this forward…

…, the Council will publish a work plan for each building or site by the end of 2021, setting out how this can be achieved. To support this, the Council will require new council buildings to be zero carbon on site from the date of adoption of the Action Plan. Alongside these measures, the Council will start delivering a large-scale retrofitting programme across the Council’s buildings, while removing…

London Borough of Haringey

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… being designed into new buildings and planned to be delivered on sites such as the new council depot at Marsh Lane, the redevelopment at Osborne Grove Nursing Home and the residential new build at Edith Road. After 2027, the final stage will be to switch energy suppliers from carbon fuels (grid electricity, gas, diesel) and fund the purchase of green energy. This may include green electricity…

… in lower energy bills and more control over thermal comfort at home and at work. All households will live in homes that are warm in the winter and cool in the summers; homes that are desirable, warm, and affordable to run. Local energy generation is widespread and usage can be tracked, increasing awareness. Photovoltaic (PV) solar panels power Council buildings, homes and businesses…

… and powers to achieve this. This is shown through actions such as the Council’s operational buildings becoming Net Zero Carbon by 2027, and increased action to improve the take up of active travel options. Although nationally the UK Government are aiming to become zero carbon by 2050, the Council believes this is too late to act. By 2050, the borough and beyond could be experiencing catastrophic…

… reduction within a shorter timeframe. The Council has set the date for a zero-carbon council at 2027. This will include core council operational buildings and all transport-related activities undertaken by the Council in the delivery of core services. The rest of the buildings from which the Council delivers services and is directly responsible for the energy bills (such as leisure centres…

…, libraries and schools) will be net zero carbon as soon as it is possible. To bring this forward, the Council will publish a work plan for each building or site by the end of 2021, setting out how this can be achieved. To support this, the Council will require new council buildings to be zero carbon on site from the date of adoption of the Action Plan. Alongside these measures, the Council

Fife Council

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….  Fife Council is a large energy and fuel consumer and Council procurement could be a considerable force for good in terms of developing the low carbon economy within Fife if environmental considerations drive purchasing decisions.  The Council operates a large property and land portfolio within Fife which comprises thousands of properties from leisure centres, offices, commercial and industrial…

…/adaptation_decision_making_at_the_local_level_- _a_role_for_national_level_indicators.pdf 15 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2009/12/part/4/crossheading/duties-of-public-bodies 16 Co-benefits Achieving local objectives Whilst decarbonisation and building resilience are key drivers within Climate Fife it won’t just be the environment that benefits. Implementing Climate Fife will make it easier for Fife Council

… Microsoft Word - Climate Fife FINAL 1 Fife Resource Solutions 6th February 2020 Climate Fife: Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (2020-2030) One of Fife Council’s 2 hydrogen hybrid RCVs top left. Image courtesy of Bright Green Hydrogen, 2 Prepared by Fife Resource Solutions…

… on behalf of Fife Council Authors Catherine Payne, Hayley Williamson, Hugh Muschamp and Janet Mackenzie. Reviewers Keith Winter, Ken Gourlay, Ross Spalding, Robin Baird Document status Final - approved by Committee for public release Date of issue 06/02/20 In the view of Fife Council (please tick appropriate box): The policy, plan or strategy (PPS) falls under the scope of Section 5(3…

…) of the Act and requires a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) under the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 or The PPS falls under the scope of Section 5(4) of the Act and requires an SEA under the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005 or The PPS does not require an SEA under the Environmental Assessment (Scotland) Act 2005. However, Fife Council wish to carry out an SEA…

London Borough of Lambeth

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… year. 2 What constitutes the Council’s operations?  Council buildings: energy to heat and power our buildings is a major source of emissions. We will reduce energy usage in our buildings by increasing insulation wherever possible, encouraging behaviour change and look for opportunities to add solar panels. Lambeth buildings include: - Our main corporate buildings are Lambeth…

… Town Hall and the Civic Centre, but we also have an office at Blue Star House. Council officers are also based in buildings around the borough, such as in our parks like Brockwell Hall, cemeteries and crematoria, housing estate offices and libraries - The communal areas in Lambeth managed council housing are currently included within the CRC calculation, but in this plan we are moving…

… impact of the decisions taken by the council. Council Buildings Ref Action Summary Council Team Responsible More Information Delivery and impact 1.1 Retrofit public buildings to improve energy efficiency Environment  We will increase participation on the RE:FIT programme to identify public buildings, such as libraries, suitable for retrofitting  It should be noted…

… clean energy usage 1.2 Invest in the council’s housing stock to achieve highest possible sustainability ratings Housing  We will undertake audits of all communal area to identify opportunities to reduce energy usage  Introduction of air source or ground source heating systems or joining district heat networks where possible  Every council home to have loft insulated by 2030…

… on estates, where possible introducing water recycling – grey water retention for flushing toilets  Establish baseline data for carbon emissions relating to Lambeth council managed housing by 2021.  Develop carbon reduction programme for council managed housing. 1.3 By 2030 all new council homes will be built to the highest efficiency standards with an aspiration Housing…

Cambridge City Council

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… to reducing the carbon emissions from its buildings and fleet and has previously implemented two Carbon Management Plans over the last ten years, which have helped to reduce its emissions by 28.9% from a 2014/15 baseline. One of the six objectives of the Council’s new Climate Change Strategy 2021-26 is “Reducing emissions from City Council buildings, land, vehicles and services”. We have developed…

… (GLL) Leisure Sites Transmission & Distribution Losses Council buildings and communal areas in Council managed properties (not outsourced leisure sites) Outsourced (GLL) Leisure Sites Cambridge City Council | Carbon Management Plan 2021-2026 page 8 The table at Figure 7 details the total emissions reported for each scope for the past 6 years. Figure 7. Greenhouse Gas Emissions…

… Net Zero Carbon Emissions Across the Council’s Corporate Buildings page 17 Appendix A: Completed Projects 2016-2021 page 21 Appendix B: Projects Planned for Implementation 2021/22 page 25 Appendix C: Future Projects Under Investigation page 27 Appendix D: Bouygues Table page 29 Cambridge City Council | Carbon Management Plan 2021-2026 page 3 Introduction The Council is committed…

… projects for the next five years and sets out a broad approach to reduce the Council’s emissions to net zero by 2030. This will primarily be achieved through moving from gas heating to low carbon heating in our buildings, and the commitment to purchase ultra-low emission vehicles (vans, trucks and refuse collection vehicles) when they are due for replacement (where viable). Cambridge City

… Emissions (Scopes 1 + 2) 2014/15 2015/16 2016/17 2017/18 2018/19 2019/20 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 t C O 2 Cambridge City Council | Carbon Management Plan 2021-2026 page 6 The Council has measured and published its greenhouse gas (GHG) report detailing the total gross greenhouse gas emissions from the Council’s estate and operations, on an annual basis since 2014/15. We have used…

City of Edinburgh Council

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…, in the Council Estate (Table 3, p10). Only about 400 of those buildings are heated, the rest being, for example, monuments. • Primary and Secondary Schools are the largest component of the Council’s Estate. • 35 of these are PPP/DBFM15 and are unlikely to return to Council ownership before 2030. • 40% of the Council’s operational estate was built within the last 50 years, and 30% is over 100…

buildings account for 4% (this covers housing concierge, communal heating etc.) Table 3: Repartition of Council buildings –* The 665 buildings are spread across 282 sites - 254 Council operational sites and 28 PPP/DBFM sites No of Buildings Floor area (m2) Edinburgh Leisure 52 69,152 PPP/DBFM 35 211,348 Council Properties 578 639,999 TOTAL 665 920,499 The Council’s overall…

…: This involves the installation of solar PV on all appropriate new build Council properties based on right sizing for projected electrical load and availability of roof space. In addition, right sized solar PV will be installed as standard as part of any suitable roof replacement works. This will align Solar PV works with roof warranties and should also reduce installation costs. The additional…

…: climate change plan 2018–2032 – update, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Dec 2020 14 No target date specified yet Building energy consumption and efficiency is the key component of the Council’s plan to reach net zero by 2030, representing 63% of the Council’s corporate carbon footprint. Building Emissions mainly includes gas and electricity; with gas oil…

… and LPG12 contributing to only 1% of the total corporate carbon footprint. A key chapter of the recently published Climate Change Plan update13 published by the Scottish Government focusses on buildings and the main commitments is listed on Table 2, with the future implementation of a Net Zero Carbon Standard for new public buildings14. The Council Estate: • There are more than 600 buildings

Canterbury City Council

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…. The headlines Through this plan, the Council commits to achieving: ● Net zero emissions by 2030 from the council’s operations and assets ● Net zero emissions by 2050 across the full range of activities needed to support the council’s work ● Climate resilience in the services, public buildings and infrastructure that supports the district Across the district we will ● Work with all…

… 1 Canterbury City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2021-2030 FINAL FOR ADOPTION 1.7 Executive Summary This document sets out Canterbury City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan from 2021 onwards. It explains the importance of climate action as part of the Council’s work to provide services and infrastructure…

… stakeholder groups to accelerate the transition to net zero ● Support residents, business, institutions and communities to reach net zero ● Invest in making the district more resilient to extreme weather and flooding Canterbury City Council will do this through enabling major investment in: ● Improving energy efficiency at our council buildings and properties ● Enhancing carbon removal…

… to build climate resilience 11 Actions to champion climate change work across the district 11 Climate change action plan - details 12 Glossary 16 Canterbury City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2020-2030 Page 3 of 17 Who we are Canterbury City Council is the local authority for the Canterbury district which includes the city of Canterbury, the towns of Whitstable and Herne…

… infrastructure. Canterbury City Council’s work to deliver services and shape the development of the district through the Local Plan gives the Council a high profile responsibility to demonstrate and lead work for the common good throughout the district. Why we want to do this Canterbury City Council’s core purpose is to promote the long-term interests of the district and its social…

Canterbury City Council

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… plan. The headlines Through this plan, the Council commits to achieving: ● Net zero emissions by 2030 from the council’s operations and assets ● Net zero emissions by 2050 across the full range of activities needed to support the council’s work ● Climate resilience in the services, public buildings and infrastructure that supports the district Across the district we…

… Climate change action plan 1 Canterbury City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2021-2030 FINAL FOR ADOPTION 1.7 Executive Summary This document sets out Canterbury City Council’s Climate Change Action Plan from 2021 onwards. It explains the importance of climate action as part of the Council’s work to provide services…

… will ● Work with all stakeholder groups to accelerate the transition to net zero ● Support residents, business, institutions and communities to reach net zero ● Invest in making the district more resilient to extreme weather and flooding Canterbury City Council will do this through enabling major investment in: ● Improving energy efficiency at our council buildings and properties…

… of net zero emissions 11 Actions to build climate resilience 11 Actions to champion climate change work across the district 11 Climate change action plan - details 12 Glossary 16 Canterbury City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2020-2030 Page 3 of 17 Who we are Canterbury City Council is the local authority for the Canterbury district which includes the city of Canterbury…

… and social care, and highways infrastructure. Canterbury City Council’s work to deliver services and shape the development of the district through the Local Plan gives the Council a high profile responsibility to demonstrate and lead work for the common good throughout the district. Why we want to do this Canterbury City Council’s core purpose is to promote the long-term interests…

Leeds City Council

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… in regards to its own council housing build programme and will commit to a minimum standard of a B rating. The Leeds Standard is resulting in an over 80% reduction in carbon, compared to the average home, with a £500 saving in energy costs. The council’s own planning policies encourage high levels of energy efficiency and broader sustainability. The council’s position, however, is undermined…

… Woodland creation, £1.4m, and £800k for the retrofitting of Council buildings. This excludes the transport investment in Connecting Leeds and the Council’s new council house building programme, both of which have low carbon at their heart.  Despite this, much more is needed. The Council will continue to prioritise the strategy to carbon-neutral in its capital strategy. The city, however, also…

buildings and street lighting 3.3.2 Since 2013 the council’s estate has been reduced by over a million ft2 of office space and the ambition is that over the next five years that this rationalisation will continue to deliver at least a further 20% reduction in the size of our office accommodation. This equates to just over 200,000 ft2. 3.3.3 This is estimated to reduce our emissions from gas…

… that once people have exposure to the facts of climate change, the vast majority of people become supportive of action. A zero carbon council  To ensure that Leeds City Council plays its own part as an organisation and has credibility when engaging with others, the reports begins by setting out its own commitment to becoming carbon-neutral in its operations. The council’s key sources…

… of emissions are street lighting, its buildings and fleet. The council has already acquired the largest local government electric vehicle fleet in the UK, committed to halve the energy required for street lighting by transferring to LED and to replace gas in our city centre buildings with district heating. A series of further recommendations are made to the Executive Board, which include the following…

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

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… within the Council’s estate and operations to achieve a 30% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2017 and 40% by 2020, compared with 2008. This includes by 2017 a: o 36% CO2 reduction from council buildings; o 22% CO2 reduction from schools; o 30% CO2 reduction from street lighting; o 25% CO2 reduction from the Council’s main contractors; o 53% CO2 reduction from the Council’s office waste…

…, buildings and transport).  Form partnerships to engage with and empower communities and businesses to take an active role in reducing CO2 emissions and pollution.  Enable the community to improve energy efficiency in their homes and reduce energy bills.  Reduce general waste and increase recycling rates. Greening measures and local improvements  Ensure that the Council’s operations

… in social and council housing (further phase planned for 2019–20). + + Hou/CpS Increased% gas/NO2 reduction Ultra- low-NOx boilers emit on average 60% less NOx than existing plant Apr-20 15 P C L Incorporate energy efficiency improvements into the Council’s planned social housing renewal programme Incorporate energy efficiency improvements into the planned renewal programme…

… energy consumption related to the Council’s operations (building use and vehicle fleets). + + CC/CpS/W X tonnes CO2 reduced versus 2013-14 Ongoing 37 HBPCR Continue to develop the Community Kitchen Garden scheme Continue to develop the Community Kitchen Garden scheme, which encourages residents and community groups to grow seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables. Local…

… e No Action type Action Description NO2 PM CO2 Body responsible Target/ measure Deadline behaviour 43 BCL Develop a Single Use Plastic policy and action plan Develop and deliver an action plan to minimise and phase out where feasible, the use of non- essential single-use plastics across the Council’s operations and buildings, its contractors/suppliers, in schools…

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