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Chorley Council

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… community. As trends in data show a reduction in the diversity of our species and loss of natural habitats, rising temperatures and sea levels, and carbon emission levels, a joined-up effort is required to take steps now to protect and nurture the natural environment. Chorley Council have a track record of working with our partners such as the Environment Agency, Lancashire Wildlife Trust…

… due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council’s total emissions for 2019 were 1568.03 tCO2e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions), of which the largest contributor was the Council’s use of mains gas. The emissions of Chorley Borough are provided by The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and we have detailed data records which date back to 2005, however…

… the 2020 data has still been omitted as only provisional data has been published for that year. The Borough’s total emissions for 2019 were 651900 tCO2e (tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions), of which the largest contributor was transport. We will track our progress towards the goal of net zero by 2030 on an annual basis both as a Council and as a Borough. Changes in total emissions

… and emission type will show the success of previous decarbonisation efforts and inform decisions of future actions which must be taken to meet the Council net zero goal. Policy Context The Climate Change Act 2008 introduced the UK’s first legally binding target to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions by 2050 to at least 80% of levels in 1990. Progress has been made between 1990 and 2017 with the UK…

… reducing its emissions by 42% whilst the economy has grown by more than two thirds. Government has recognised the need to go further and on 27 June 2019, the UK government amended the Climate Change Act to set a legally binding target to achieve net zero Greenhouse Gas emissions from across the UK economy by 2050. Climate change has dominated the headlines in recent times and there has been…


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