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Leicester City Council

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… considered by LCC Housing Team. Leicester City Council’s Climate Emergency Action: Plan April 2020 – March 2023 Version 3, updated May 2022 Page 11 of 45 No. Action Outcomes Expected Timescale Responsibility Progress and Achievements 2.14 ADDED APRIL 2021 Climate change information for council tenants Review sustainability information provided to new council housing tenants and advise…

… Lane - phase 2 housing development Build 38 new A-rated energy efficient and low-carbon council houses. All houses will achieve: 'A' rating for energy efficiency Over 70% lower carbon emissions than equivalent houses built to Building Regulations (Part L, 2013) standards Lower energy bills for tenants 2020/21 (Planning Application determined) 2020/21 - 2021/22 (Procurement) 2022…

… loft insulation in council housing. Approximately 114 properties upgraded per year, saving an estimated 57t CO2 per year. 2020/21 and annually until programme complete Housing 2020/21: Installations delayed by Covid 19 with 97 properties receiving loft insulation. Leicester City Council’s Climate Emergency Action: Plan April 2020 – March 2023 Version 3, updated May 2022 Page 7…

… in the wake of Covid 19. Completion of full programme 3-5 Housing 2020/21: Funding for measures to 180 council houses being sought through Government’s Green Homes Grant Phase 2. (Refer also to Action 2.12) 2021/22: Works underway for 80 homes under Green Homes Grant Phase 2, with funding from Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund secured for 163 further homes. Leicester City Council’s

… Climate Emergency Action Plan April 2020 - March 2023 Leicester City Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan: April 2020 – March 2023 Version 3, published October 2022 This plan presents actions to be undertaken by the council to implement its Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-23, in response to the Climate Emergency it declared…

Perth and Kinross Council

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… activities that the Council has been engaged in, over a period of years, to reduce emissions. Some headlines include: - ✓ We have reduced the total energy consumption from our buildings by 17% from 2012 levels, despite increasing the number of operational Council buildings. ✓ We have improved the energy performance of our Council Housing stock from 73% in 2015 to 82% in 2019 (Energy…

… aim of the project is to develop a sustainable system that can be used to power buildings in the Council's estate and reduce ongoing energy costs and existing carbon footprint as part of a ‘Perth Smart Energy Network’. Although this project’s scope and primary aims are to service the Council's estate, there are a number of other potential exciting future possibilities such as giving…

…, and this interim report sets out our next steps, outlining the initial route map to take us to a net zero carbon and climate resilient Perth & Kinross. This report builds on the substantial work that the Council and its partners have already taken to address the climate challenge. However, we recognise the scale of this challenge, if we are to achieve the significant societal and technological shifts…

… in Perth & Kinross. Most of the emissions come from the way we all produce and consume energy - from heating our buildings, driving our cars, buying consumer goods, and disposing our waste - so we all have a part to play. Therefore, the Council will use its community leadership and influencing role to work with other public agencies, businesses, communities and citizens to develop a shared…

… than 1% will be in extreme fuel poverty by 2040. v) Perth & Kinross Council The need to address climate change is already embedded in many Council plans and strategies. Our main strategic documents - the Community Plan, the Corporate Plan and our Local Development Plan - all set out our aspirations to address climate change by reducing our emissions and by making our area more resilient…

Brighton and Hove City Council

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… Medium Short-term Develop and introduce a decent environment standard for council estates Low Medium- term Adopt a New Build Housing Sustainability Policy for new council housing supply Medium Medium- term Secure sustainable development in the city through planning policies and City Plan. Implement sustainability policies in City Plan Part One and supporting guidance documents (including…

…. As a leading city, Brighton & Hove City Council develops solutions and shares good practice with regional partners and other cities. For example, Brighton & Hove City Council is lead partner in The Living Coast UNESCO Biosphere, the UK’s only urban biosphere reserve, contributing to innovative sustainable socio-economic development projects that also protect and conserve the natural…

… with a sustainable future. Further information and get involved Brighton & Hove City Council’s website has more information about the council’s climate actions and about actions that individuals and communities can take to cut their own carbon footprint: www. brighton-hove.gov.uk/climate-change/what- you-can-do Timeline of climate action in BHCC 1880-1947 Purchase of Downland Estate 2006 Adoption…

… solar panels on council buildings and modernisation of street lighting. With BHCC’s current capacity of installed Solar PV and planned investment, it is forecast that the proportion of the council’s electricity self-generated by Solar PV will increase from 1% in 2018/19 to 14% by 2023/24. Figure 4 - Potential BHCC greenhouse gas reduction by sector by 2030 Figure 5 – Brighton & Hove City

… – 2030 Carbon Neutral Programme 1918 2030 Carbon Neutral Programme – Brighton & Hove City Council Energy & Water Key Actions Deliverable Impact on CO2 emissions Timeframe Key Partners Reduce CO2 emissions from council owned properties Develop an investment plan for transitioning council buildings to carbon neutral. Building audits will quantify opportunities, identify…

Dover District Council

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… Responsibility Timescale Deliverability issues Progress Stock condition Refresh survey of Council Housing Stock Assets & Building Control S The HRA Business and Asset Management plan is to be updated to include provisions to upgrade wall and roof insulation, install solar pv where feasible and to install low carbon heating in the Council’s Housing Stock EPC assessments…

… EPCs – based on similar property 12 – no EPC 35 – expired EPCs Retrofit Insulate/ upgrade Council Housing Stock to EPC band C by 2030 Assets & Building Control M, L Fabric first approach will be taken into account in all planned maintenance works. Low Carbon Look at low carbon solutions across Council Housing Stock Assets & Building Control S Fabric…

… first approach to reduce the need for energy (in accordance with energy hierarchy) and maximise the benefit of low carbon solutions such as Heat Pumps. Ensure Council new build projects are low/ zero carbon Assets & Building Control S,M,L Developments at Kimberley Close and Stockdale Garden to include solar pv arrays and improved insulation levels. Cutting edge solar…

… for Council environmental projects Head of Commercial Services Publication of Kent & Medway CCRIA The potential Climate Change impacts in the Dover District are in the Dover Green & Blue Infrastructure Strategy: Evidence report (referencing the Kent & Medway Climate Change Risk Impact Assessment) . Rainwater harvesting from Council buildings Assets &…

…/climate-change/kents-changing-climate/climate-change-risk-and-impact-assessment rainwater harvesting from Council buildings. Identify Council land for woodland/ green corridors Head of Commercial Services Head of Assets & Building Control S,M,L Kearsney Abbey and Russell Gardens was awarded the Green Flag Award ® in 2021, key elements being enhancing wildlife habitats…

Ashfield District Council

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Bristol City Council

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… streetlighting and lighting our buildings. Scope 3 carbon emissions from sources that the council does not own or control, such as business travel, goods and services that we buy and building materials when constructing new council homes. Bristol City Council Operational Emissions – 2020 - 21 Activities tonnes CO2e Buildings 5,832 Highways electricals 3,438 Council fleet 1,200 Business car mileage…

…. This will be achieved through measures such as insulation. We will continue to deliver grant funded programmes installing energy efficiency measures and low carbon heat for low- income owner-occupied homes through the Bright Green Homes scheme. We are changing the way we build our new council housing and deliver our major projects to lower their carbon emissions, make them more climate resilient…

… will rapidly expand our district heat network to supply low carbon heat to buildings in central areas of the city. Redcliffe district heat network being built. 20 Bristol City Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 2022-2025 Electricity Council Operations We aim for all the electricity and gas which we purchase to be from certified renewable sources, including purchasing from local…

… Engaging with people 7 Transport 8 Buildings 9 Heat decarbonisation 9 Electricity 9 Business 9 Public services 10 Data 10 Bristol City Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan How our action plan links to our corporate strategy 11 Corporate Strategy Priority ENV1 - Carbon neutral 11 Where do our corporate emissions come from? 12 The city’s emissions 13 Corporate Strategy Priority…

… assessment in 2020. These emissions come from the goods and services that Bristol City Council buys and the works that we commission such as building new transport infrastructure. At the same time, we are reducing them through our new Healthy and Sustainable Procurement Policy and trialling the use of new sustainability criteria for our major projects. Our endorsement of the One City Climate…

Bristol City Council

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… streetlighting and lighting our buildings. Scope 3 carbon emissions from sources that the council does not own or control, such as business travel, goods and services that we buy and building materials when constructing new council homes. Bristol City Council Operational Emissions – 2020 - 21 Activities tonnes CO2e Buildings 5,832 Highways electricals 3,438 Council fleet 1,200 Business car mileage…

…. This will be achieved through measures such as insulation. We will continue to deliver grant funded programmes installing energy efficiency measures and low carbon heat for low- income owner-occupied homes through the Bright Green Homes scheme. We are changing the way we build our new council housing and deliver our major projects to lower their carbon emissions, make them more climate resilient…

… will rapidly expand our district heat network to supply low carbon heat to buildings in central areas of the city. Redcliffe district heat network being built. 20 Bristol City Council Climate Emergency Action Plan 2022-2025 Electricity Council Operations We aim for all the electricity and gas which we purchase to be from certified renewable sources, including purchasing from local…

… Engaging with people 7 Transport 8 Buildings 9 Heat decarbonisation 9 Electricity 9 Business 9 Public services 10 Data 10 Bristol City Council’s Climate Emergency Action Plan How our action plan links to our corporate strategy 11 Corporate Strategy Priority ENV1 - Carbon neutral 11 Where do our corporate emissions come from? 12 The city’s emissions 13 Corporate Strategy Priority…

… assessment in 2020. These emissions come from the goods and services that Bristol City Council buys and the works that we commission such as building new transport infrastructure. At the same time, we are reducing them through our new Healthy and Sustainable Procurement Policy and trialling the use of new sustainability criteria for our major projects. Our endorsement of the One City Climate…

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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… Emissions Impact Indicative cost Timescale RAG status Responsibility KPI/ measure of progress Nov 2022 Update 4.2 Review suitability of council buildings/land for installation of renewable electricity generation Council/ Borough: Council Operations Emissions Reduction: High Cost: Low (£) Minimal cost to review – projects would need to be scoped subsequently…

… of focus for the action plan: Our approach to tackling the climate emergency commitments, both for our council operations and borough-wide emissions, will be focused in six main categories: • Action by all – the need for everyone in the borough to contribute • Buildings – tackling emissions from heating and powering our buildings • Transport – tackling emissions from vehicles • Zero carbon…

… 2.3 Ensure office and council operational buildings are used as efficiently as possible, and fit for the future as we work more flexibly Council/ Borough: Council Operations Emissions Reduction: Medium (Estimated at c. 180tCO2e) Cost: TBC Funding Source: Existing budgets Income Generation?: No Q4 2021 Completed Property & Assets Climate Change…

… campus Council/ Borough: Council Operations Emissions Reduction: Low (Enabler) Cost: Low (£50k) Funding Source: Climate change reserve Income Generation?: No Q3 2022 Completed Property & Assets Climate Change and Sustainability team Audit undertaken Audits of main office building undertaken and completed in September 2022 alongside other buildings, as per…

… Action 2.5 below. Final reports/results due to be delivered by end of 2022, with next steps developed as per new action 2.21 2.5 Undertake audit of other council operational buildings to determine options to reduce energy consumption Council/ Borough: Council Operations Emissions Reduction: Low (Enabler) Cost: Low (£50k) Funding Source: Climate Change Reserve…

Slough Borough Council

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…. Key outputs of these stakeholder discussions are summarised following the intervention milestone detail within Chapter 6. Workshop Theme Key Invitees 1. Buildings, Planning & Energy Supply The Council’s Planning and Asset Management Teams, Slough Urban Renewal, MUSE, James Elliman Homes, National Grid, SSE, Greater South East Energy Hub, Historic England. 2. Transport…

Buildings Page 35 6.2 Transport Page 60 6.3 Waste Page 86 6.4 Industry Page 102 6.5 Energy Supply Page 114 6.6 Natural Environment & Offsetting Page 131 6.7 The Council’s Wider Influence Page 151 7. Climate Change Adaptation Page 159 8. Monitoring Progress Page 183 9. Conclusions Page 187 10. Glossary Page 191 11. Appendices Page 193 01 Executive Summary Tree planting in Farnham…

… stretch target. Objectives 1. Provide a better understanding of Slough’s carbon footprint using a location- based accounting approach and build on existing work to date. 2. Explore the science-based carbon budget and emissions reduction pathways for Slough. 3. Reaffirm and identify a number of emissions reduction measures, milestones and actions for Slough Borough Council to implement. 4…

… climate change progress by activating local innovators to tackle pressing issues and leveraging local entrepreneurs and established businesses. Slough’s Covid Recovery Strategy: In March 2021, Slough Borough Council outlined the Council’s pathway for recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic. The strategy detailed the Council’s plan for renewal, which will also contribute to Slough becoming…

… Recovery and Renewal Plan. Slough Borough Council | Background & Context 14 https://www.theccc.org.uk/publication/letter-building-a-resilient-recovery-from-the-covid-19-crisis-to-prime-minister-boris-johnson/ https://www.corporateleadersgroup.com/reports-evidence-and-insights/news-items/leading-businesses-urge-uk-government-to-deliver-resilient-recovery-plan…

Ipswich Borough Council

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… homes as a test bed a) High b) High a) Long Term b) Long Term Improvements to Building Insulation Investigate the options to further improve the insulation in all Council buildings Medium Medium Term Increase use of renewable energy a) Procurement of renewable energy supply for the Council estate b) Installation of solar PV on all viable Council properties c) Investigate…

…: • 47% has been calculated to be attributable to Scope 1 emissions arising from natural gas used for the heating of Council operated buildings. • Grid electricity use accounts for 37% of emissions (and includes the Scope 2 electricity use in buildings, as well as the electric vehicle charging points at Grafton House and Gipping House and the associated Scope 3 T&D emissions). • Fleet…

…. Carbon emissions by floor area at Fore Street Baths and Crown Pools are both significantly greater than other operational buildings across the Council’s estate. However, as shown in Figure 3, the site with the highest carbon emissions intensity is the Crematorium (which is over twice as high as Fore Street Baths) due to the high natural gas requirement for combustion processes taking…

… Estimate Timescale Heating to be from low carbon and/or renewable heating sources a) Council Buildings - Explore options for alternative heating methods, including, but not limited to, air or ground source heating, Hydrogen fuel cells b) Social Housing - Investigate the requirements for installation of low carbon sources of heating (air/ground/water source heat pumps), using council owned…

… and/or renewable heating sources -Installation of solar PV on all viable council properties -Introduce capacity to store low carbon energy -Solar car ports at Council Buildings Complexity Cost Low Medium High …

Manchester City Council

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… of LED lighting within the Council’s estate. The first phase of delivery is due to complete by the end of Quarter 2 2020/21. This will involve around £2.6 million invested in energy conservation measures and around £4.3 million invested in energy generation technology at 13 buildings in the Council’s operational estate. The investment will generate financial savings of around £716,000 per annum…

… Manchester City Council Climate Change Action Plan 2020-2025 1. What is the purpose of this plan? This document sets out Manchester City Council’s commitments to tackling climate change over the next 5 years and builds on previous action plans over the last decade. The Council, alongside a number of other strategic partners in the city…

… or have financial responsibility for. We have been measuring our direct carbon emissions since 2009/10 and include a range of activities within the scope of our calculations. These activities are: ● Approximately 350 operational buildings, including leisure facilities but excluding schools and Council housing; ● Street lighting; ● Biffa waste collection fleet; ● Our fleet vehicles…

…) reduction in our carbon emissions and exceeded our original target to reduce our emissions by 41% by 2020 as demonstrated in table 1 below. Table 1: Manchester City Council CO2 Emissions in Tonnes by Activity 2009/10 to 2018/19 Activity Baseline 2009/10 tCO2 2018/19 tCO2 % change from baseline MCC Buildings 47,764 25,789 -46.0 Traffic Signalling 1,894 392 -79.3 Streetlights 15,726…

… energy bills. When completed, this will reduce carbon emissions by around 8,400 tonnes per year and save the Council £2 million. ● The buildings in the Council’s operational estate represented 68.9% of the Council’s direct carbon dioxide emissions in 2018/19. The Carbon Reduction Programme (£10.2m) will invest in schemes such as combined heat and power, solar photovoltaic panels, and the use…

Dundee City Council

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City Council has an ongoing programme to reduce energy costs in buildings and infrastructure. This has included the installation of renewable energy on public buildings, an extensive programme to refurbish and upgrade the social housing stock and conversion to LED street lighting. However, there is much work still to do if we are to make significant reductions in emissions and accelerate…

… as well as incorporate findings from the Public Bodies Climate Change Duties Reporting. ACTION E.5 Complete phase 1 of the Non Domestic Energy Efficiency (NDEE) retrofit of Dundee City Council public buildings (Basket 1) before implementing subsequent phases (Baskets) annually until all prescribed measures are complete on all Council public buildings. ACTION E.6 Update the Councils Carbon…

…, Dundee City Council has demonstrated its commitment to the goals through the Council Plan, City Plan and ongoing sustainability projects as well as being part of the Scotland Sustainable Development Goals network. in emissions and accelerates change. By doing so, the city can become a centre of green business, utilising the city’s knowledge base, existing assets and low carbon infrastructure…

buildings, including 42 schools, it is not surprising that buildings make up the bulk of emissions in Dundee. Emissions from Council property account for less than 4% of total emissions which is why a city- wide approach is essential if we are to reach targets. Nonetheless, the Council is committed to reducing its own emissions year on year and has a long-term aspiration to set carbon budgets…

…) Source: Dundee GHG Inventories and future projections Waste: <1% Street Lighting: <1% Commercial: 26% Residential buildings: 35%Industry: 9% Council buildings: 4% Transport: 25% 19 Dundee Climate Action Plan: DEVELOPING THE CLIMATE ACTION PLAN ACTION G.2 Develop and trial a carbon budget for Dundee City Council and encourage other organisations in the city to prepare carbon…

City of Edinburgh Council

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… are the largest component of the Council’s estate. • 35 of these are PPP/DBFM17 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 years old. • Edinburgh Leisure accounts for 16% of the Council’s buildings emissions footprint. • Domestic buildings18 account for 4% (this covers housing…

… concierge, communal heating etc.) Table 4: 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 Figure 5: Breakdown of buildings emissions per building type (Includes PPP2…

… on the Council’s operational estate. The main driver behind the formation of the AMW programme is managing the assets condition of operational buildings and the mitigation of asset risk; this will be augmented by the additional driver of low carbon and energy efficiency considerations.19 19 Asset Management Works Programme – 2020/2021 Update, F&R Committee All new Council buildings

…, and suitability for all replacement works of heat generation plant will be considered. Furthermore, the feasibility of localised heat networks for operational buildings will be examined where they offer the potential to deliver efficiencies on individual plant replacement. Expansion of solar PV estate This targets the installation of solar PV on all appropriate new build Council properties

… https://democracy.edinburgh.gov.uk/documents/s28561/7.2%20-%20Housing%20Sustainability%20Update.pdf https://democracy.edinburgh.gov.uk/documents/s28561/7.2%20-%20Housing%20Sustainability%20Update.pdf Back to contents 10 Buildings Energy Consumption Building energy consumption is the central component of the Council’s plan to reach net zero by 2030, representing 63%12…

East Renfrewshire Council

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…. electric and hydrogen power solutions to eliminate carbon emissions.  Increased tree planting. 18. The strategy and action plan will • build on existing activity and good practice and clearly state the Council’s ambition and commitment. Progress will require significant and disruptive changes to Council operations, along with clear behavioural change within our communities and businesses…

… in Busby, Thornliebank and Giffnock primary schools/nurseries; and • Internal and external lighting replacement, mainly of old fluorescent lamps with LEDs in various Council buildings. b. Lower gas usage across Council properties. The programmes to install more efficient boilers and improve building insulation including the NDEE (Non- Domestic Energy Efficiency Framework) – Boiler…

… requirement to report its climate change impact from key activities to the Scottish Government on an annual basis. This is presently achieved by measuring the tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions equivalent (tCO2e) from Council buildings, fleet and waste. The most recent reporting period detailed in the Council’s Climate Change Report 2018/19 (a separate item on this agenda) shows that good progress…

… prominence of the entire climate change issue, the Audit & Scrutiny Committee undertook a comprehensive investigation into Council activity in this area in late 2019. The Audit and Scrutiny Committee report (which is a separate item on this Cabinet agenda), made twenty-four recommendations which were approved by the Audit and Scrutiny Committee on 12 March 2020 for consideration by the Cabinet…

…), • ensuring that climate change impacts/sustainability implications are given greater prominence in all council business including coverage in corporate reports and capital appraisals. • The establishment of a cross party Elected Member/Officer climate change working group REPORT 12. There is no specific statutory requirement for the Council to prepare a Climate Change Strategy/Action…

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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… awareness. These include ‘officer champions’, briefing programmes, carbon reduction e- learning and sustainability appraisal of Cabinet reports. Theme 2: Energy 4.16 This programme of work will align climate action with the Council’s Estates Strategy, reducing energy use and improving building efficiency. The Council has been taking steps for some time to reduce energy consumption…

… cent reduction in the Council House electricity usage since lockdown and 33% in the Civic Centre highlighting the positive impact of changing the way we work. Enhanced opportunities for remote working will make a continued positive contribution to reduced energy consumption, staff travel and co2 pollution. Other proposed measures include a feasibility of building removal…

… Clean & Green MEDIUM 5 THEME 2. ENERGY 2.1 Estates Strategy aligned with climate action’ a) Review usage of Council properties & consider removal (by disposal, sale or demolition) of the most energy inefficient buildings. Internal Focus Transformation & Digital / Corporate Landlord Proud/IFM LONG b) Align climate action closely with refreshed Estate Strategy. Internal Focus…

… and ventilation system for the Civic Centre & Council House designed with A rated boilers and more manageable heating controllers to improve efficiency (Estimate 2 year programme). Internal Focus Corporate Landlord IFM MEDIUM c) Dependent on 2.1.a - Installation of LED lighting within buildings and light dimming technology expanded from Civic Centre to Council House. (Estimate 18 month programme…

… becoming single-use plastic free. a) Phase out use of single-use plastics within Council offices and buildings Internal Focus Corporate Landlord IFM MEDIUM b) Investigate hot and cold drinks and food and water consumption in Council buildings and measures to reduce single use plastics e.g. ban plastic cutlery, promote reusable cups, review waste at functions. Internal Focus Corporate Landlord…

Chelmsford City Council

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… detailed action plans. 4. Financial Implications 4.1 Delivering actions to make the Council’s activities net-zero carbon by 2030 is a challenging agenda. The actions will be delivered through a combination of changes in policy and working practices, direct targeted investment in the Council’s operations, realising opportunities for more sustainable growth and development, encouraging…

… Chelmsford City Council embed this work in all areas and take responsibility for reducing, as rapidly as possible, the carbon emissions resulting from the Council’s own activities; o Ensure that any recommendations are fully costed and that the Executive and Overview & Scrutiny bodies regularly review Council activities, taking account of production and consumption emissions, and produce…

… and recycling Civic Centre has full recycling provision 13 Workstream Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan facilities available at all City Council buildings to minimise the amount of non-recyclable waste generated and maximise the capture rate of materials that can be recycled Riverside Leisure Centre– has full recycling provision apart from glass Dovedale Sports Centre – needs…

… Potential impact on climate change and the environment The proposed action plan includes items that are specifically geared towards responding to the Climate and Ecological Emergency declared by the Council Contribution toward achieving a net-zero carbon position by 2030 The proposed action plan includes measures that will contribute to making the Council’s activities net-zero carbon…

… the Council’s activities net-zero carbon by 2030. The full text of the Declaration is set out in Appendix 1. 2.2 Plans to support this declaration need to be ambitious and far reaching in terms of long- term benefits and impact, whilst being instrumental in instigating changes to avoid ‘business as usual’ in the interim. 2.3 An internal Climate and Ecological Emergency Task Group has been…

Allerdale Borough Council

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… and occupants of Council owned buildings (GLL) to identify energy savings Once work to identify which buildings require work to address emissions is complete, begin to develop solutions B7 Review energy use and plan for energy efficiencies in Council buildings identify potential for energy efficiencies and sustainability for operational buildings produce prioritised action plan implement prioritised…

… action replace (repair) footway lighting with LED as need arises until completed explore the potential for an ‘invest to save’ project to replace existing lighting with LEDs support parish councils wishing to participate in Dark Skies project complianc B8 Investigate the potential for installing renewable energy generation in existing or new Council buildings establish a baseline…

… of the current position and need for improvements (audit of estate) explore potential for improvements initially at Allerdale House e.g. solar panels and other sources of energy creation, then other Council owned buildings B9 Review energy suppliers for Council building and seek to move towards 100% supply from ‘green’ sources or suppliers Work to ensure Council purchases of electricity and gas are from…

….     Actions Activity F10 Implement results of trial using water saving devices in Council buildings and assess scope for extending Improve ABC utilities supply/usage F11 Assess scope for reuse of grey water in Council buildings and prioritise for action Improve ABC utilities supply/usage F12 Recognise the Council’s role in ensuring sufficient public water for agriculture, industry, council use

… Partnership including working closely with other Cumbrian authorities work with Zero Carbon Cumbria Partnership on citizen engagement projects encourage community groups to engage with the Council’s climate change task groups around specific areas of interest A6 Building relationships with and lobbying  the area’s three MPs Preparation for COP26 as a priority in working towards improvements…

Leicester City Council

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… heating and lighting, and solar panels, and by building new A-rated, low-carbon council housing. Also helping people facing fuel poverty through support with insulation and new, more energy-efficient heating – creating ‘green jobs’ installing these measures in the process. Travel and transport - delivering an ambitious series of programmes investing in infrastructure, services and promotion…

… Leicester Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-2023 Leicester Climate Emergency Strategy April 2020 – March 2023 Towards a carbon-neutral and climate-adapted city Leicester’s Climate Emergency Strategy: April 2020 to March 2023 Page 2 of 57 Foreword We are proud to present Leicester City Council’s strategy and action plan…

… Neighbours • St Denys Church • South Highfields Neighbours • University of Leicester – staff and students of the Physics and Astronomy Department • Western Park community • Westleigh Road Neighbourhood Group • Wycliffe United Reformed Church • Young Employees Network of Leicester City Council Primary School Conversations – over 200 pupils from the following primary schools who gave us…

… tensions and resultant upheaval1. For these reasons, Leicester City Council declared a Climate Emergency in February 2019. We support the commitment made by world leaders in the Paris Agreement, and signed up to by the UK Government, to keep global temperature rise within 2°C and seek to limit it to 1.5°C. The council is committed to playing a leading role in driving the city towards achieving…

… Project – committing to monitoring and publicly reporting our emissions. Leicester City Council was also one of the first UK local authorities to develop a plan for adapting to changes in the climate. However, the science is now telling us that we all need to go much, much further. Based on scientific estimates of the reductions in CO2 emissions needed to achieve the Paris Agreement goal, our…

South Kesteven District Council

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… in Council-operated buildings 830.9 205.6 86.3 74.6 55.5 40.6 26.4 15.0 6.3 3.1 0.0100.0200.0300.0400.0500.0600.0700.0800.0900.0 HRA Assets Grantham Main Offices Grantham Arts Centre Grantham Depot Bourne Corn Exchange Stamford Arts Centre Bourne CAP Bus Station - Grantham Council Offices - Stamford EnvSK Offices Emissions [tCO2e] 1,344 tCO2e were emitted from the use of gas to heat…

…-party disposal and treatment of waste generated in Council-controlled operations • Supply and subsequent treatment of water consumed by the Council’s operations Overview of the World Resource Institutes GHG Protocol accounting methodology 3 Emissions included within the carbon footprint and targeted with projects: Executive summary Leased Buildings 41.5% Fleet 25.2% Gas 17.7% Electricity…

… Kesteven District Council’s footprint for the FY 2018/19 was calculated to be 7,600 tCO2e Four key emission categories make up 98.5% of the total footprint: 1. Fuel consumption in the Council’s fleet (1,918 tCO2e) 2. Gas consumption in buildings (1,344 tCO2e) 3. Electricity consumption in buildings (1,072 tCO2e) 4. Leased assets (leisure centres) (3,157 tCO2e) 7,600 tCO2e • The carbon reduction…

… that the council is able to appropriately quantify and take forward more confidentially the provisional opportunities identified within. Considering the current emission ‘hot spots’ (certain Council owned buildings, fleet and leisure centres), SKDC should prioritise and coordinate efforts towards these emissions sources in the first instance, and use the contents of this Carbon Reduction Action Plan for further…

…-Council fleet vehicles - Third-party disposal and treatment of waste generated in Council-controlled operations - Supply and subsequent treatment of water consumed by the Council’s operations - Energy, waste & water consumption from buildings leased to a 3rd party operator (i.e. leisure centres) - Upstream emissions from natural gas, vehicle fuel & electricity SKDC Footprint FY 18/19…

East Cambridgeshire District Council

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… to include the following sources (‘in-scope’): Scope Activities typical to an office based organisation Identified Council emission sources 1 Stationary Production of electricity, heat or steam • Gas used in Council Offices e.g. The Grange • Gas used in buildings operated by the Council e.g. E-Space North Mobile Transportation of raw materials/waste • Travel in cars, vans and heavy…

… them and the lead groups responsible for their delivery. Actions are wide ranging, including on themes such as sustainable finance, engagement, energy, buildings, transport and nature. Cambridgeshire County Council Environment Strategy In February 2022, Cambridgeshire County Council published a refresh of its Environment Strategy3, describing the new Strategy as “our commitment to working…

…) Mobile Transportation of raw materials/ products/ waste, employee business travel, employee commuting • Staff business travel and accommodation • Employee commuting – Excluded (see below) • Supply and treatment of water used in Council Offices e.g. The Grange • Supply and treatment of water used in public facilities e.g. Public toilets Table: Identified Council related emissions…

… East Cambridgeshire District Council ENVIRONMENT PLAN (YEAR 3) A Strategy And Action Plan To Boost The Environment And Help Mitigate Climate Change June 2022 Watercolour painting by Martha Rickett, Aged 10, and winner of the East Cambridgeshire ‘Plant a Tree for the Jubilee’ art competition, May 2022…

… Cambridgeshire District Council has already completed. In our first Action Plan (June 2020) we set out what we had already achieved as a Council up to June 2020. In each annual Action Plan, we have then committed to a set of ‘top 20’ actions for the forthcoming year. We need to build on this positive work, to further embed positive environmental thinking, behaviours, and action throughout the Council

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