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Wychavon District Council

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…. We want to make the most of the opportunities that tackling climate change presents to further strengthen and grow our local economy. We also want to increase and improve a range of habitats across the district to support carbon capture and biodiversity. We’ve set a target to significantly cut our own greenhouse gas emissions and four district wide targets aimed at reducing carbon

… towards our vision and targets: • Reduce our own greenhouse gas emissions. • District-wide carbon emissions (under scope of influence of local authorities). • Size of the low carbon economy. • Amount of renewable energy generation across the district. • Amount of carbon captured through council action. At the end of each financial year we will produce a short annual progress report…

… Reduce our own greenhouse gas emissions by at least 75% from 3,066 tCO 2 e in 2018/19 to 767 tCO 2 e in 2030. This target focuses on carbon emissions that are in our control. In 2018/19, our operations generated an estimated 3,066, tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent gases (CO 2 e), which is a 30% reduction compared with 2013/14. The illustration below shows the sources of those emissions

emissions from 992 kt CO 2 in 2005 to 496 kt CO 2 in 2030. This target is about carbon emissions generated by households, businesses and travel across the Wychavon district. According to the UK Climate Change Committee, we have the ability to influence around 40% of these emissions. 2. Vision and targets £ Sources of our greenhouse gas emissions (2018/19) In 2005, the Wychavon district…

… most of the country’s greenhouse gas emission reductions over the last five years had been achieved in electricity generation, with little progress being made in other sectors. In October 2019, the Environment Bill was introduced to Parliament. This provides a basis for tackling climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental risks and confirms the UK as one of the leading developed…


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