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Torbay Council

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… for us. In 2019-2020 the Council was responsible for an estimated 5400 tCO2e. The largest sources of emissions arose from the electricity we used to power our buildings, fuel used to power our fleet and gas used to heat our buildings. These made up over 85% of the Council’s footprint. Given the current difficulties collating the carbon footprint, some direct emissions and indirect emissions

…. Introduction Background  Scope Carbon emissions and achieving carbon neutral by 2030  Highlights Carbon Neutral Council Action Plan 2022 - 2024 Other Actions…

… the risk of localised flooding and erosion. To avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change, globally, Governments are now trying to keep warming to 1.5 degree Celsius above pre-industrial times by the end of the century. Delaying action and not dramatically decreasing carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases will lead to more catastrophic consequences. At the recent COP261 Conference in Glasgow…

… research released during the conference showed that the plans countries have laid out so far for reducing emissions still add up to 2.4 degree Celsius temperature rise by end of the century. So, we all need to take rapid action now, and this includes Torbay Council. In 2019 we declared a climate emergency2 and adopted tackling climate change as one of its four key visions as outlined in the Community…

… to reduce direct3 and indirect4 carbon emissions across its own estate, operations and services. It also includes some Council services delivered by the Council’s two wholly owned companies - SWISCo and TDA. It commits the Council to a series of actions it will take from January 2022 up to April 2024. The primary focus of this Action Plan is on actions relating directly to Council operations. It also…


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