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Reading Borough Council

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… use and thereby restricting our carbon emissions we are helping to safeguard our world for future generations. The urgency and importance of doing so was underlined by the Council’s declaration of a climate emergency in February 2019, committing to the ambitious goal of a net zero carbon Reading by 2030. The Council’s Carbon Plan sets out our policy and targets on corporate energy and water…

…-making processes, to ensure efficient use of these resources today and in the future. Crucially, the implementation of the Plan will: • Contribute to the Corporate Plan aim to ‘Build a Council fit for the future’ by improving the efficiency of our operations and minimising costs • Deliver many of the Council’s commitments as set out in the Reading Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-25 • Enable…

… 5 | P a g e Classification: OFFICIAL 2. Our Vision and Ambition In February 2019, Reading Borough Council declared a Climate Emergency and set out on a journey to achieve a carbon neutral borough by 2030. A key element of this vision was the that the Council would lead by example to bring about the changes needed. It is therefore important that the Council shows that it can make…

… which would be in line with the expectations set in the Climate Emergency Declaration to achieve net zero carbon by 2030. A large number of variables remain in play - the nature of our business and size of our estate going forwards in the light of the pandemic, the challenge of forecasting energy costs and network carbon intensity, the size of our capital programme and priorities within…


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