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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

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… it Climate change in Blackburn with Darwen Our emissions We declared a climate emergency in 2019. We set a goal to be carbon neutral by 2030. Carbon neutral basically means that our carbon emissions are zero. To reach this target, we need to reduce our emissions by approximately 13% each year. Carbon footprint Carbon footprint is the calculation of all activities that produce or remove carbon emissions

…. In Blackburn with Darwen, most of our emissions come from industry, domestic (household) energy use, and transport emissions. Council emissions We have direct control over about 1 to 2% of the emissions in our borough. Our emissions are mainly from gas and electricity, for heating and lighting our buildings and streetlights. Even though we only have direct control over 1 to 2% of emissions in the borough, we…

… and clean Invest in clean energy and efficiency to reduce council and household use and waste Travelling lightly To reduce emissions from transport and promote active travel Capture more carbon To promote natural carbon trees (for example, tree planting on council and privately owned land); to work with residents to raise awareness on actions to take and promote climate change; to actively lobby…

… have influence over around 30% of emissions. This is because of functions like planning and improving active travel opportunities. Climate Emergency Action Plan In July 2019, we declared a climate emergency and committed to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Our key objectives are to: to use resources sustainably so we don't add to the burden of climate change emissions either in Blackburn with Darwen…

… these actions down into 5 themes: Sound decisions Considering the environmental impact, and accounting for emissions in our decision making Resilient and attractive borough Align council policy with climate objectives; exploit investment opportunities that come with low carbon opportunities; update plans according to changing climate, actions and occurrences; support homes to become more resilient Lean…


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