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Spelthorne Borough Council

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… Carbon Budget”, local authorities are directly responsible for between 2- 5% of a local area’s emissions but influence over 33% of a local area’s emissions and have many levers that can be used to deliver and influence wider local action to reduce emissions and prepare local areas for a changing climate. Therefore, Spelthorne Borough Council has an important role in reducing the emissions

…. Spelthorne Borough Council’s baseline emissions for 2019/2020 for Scope 1 and 2 emissions were 1,194 tCO2e, the breakdown of these emissions can be seen in Tables 1 and 2. Table 1 Carbon emissions by source for Spelthorne Borough Council’s operations in 2019/20 Net Zero target A Net Zero target refers to reaching net zero carbon emissions by a nominated year but differs from zero carbon, which…

… and improvement of the borough’s carbon sinks and tree planting schemes. Emissions Source Scope Tonnes CO₂e % Split Council Vehicles 1 627 52.5% Natural Gas 1 228 19% Oil 1 5 0.5% Electricity 2 334 28% Total 1194 100% Spelthorne Borough Council's Scope 1 and 2 emissions 2019/2020 Council Vehicles Natural Gas Oil Electricity Electricity Natural Gas Council Vehicles Oil SPELTHORNE CLIMATE…

… 3 Spelthorne Borough Council’s baseline emissions It is important to note that emissions are calculated as carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e), which is a term used to combine the seven most threatening gases that have the highest global warming potential. This includes carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulphur hexafluoride and nitrogen trifluoride…

… requires no carbon to be emitted at all. Net Zero refers to balancing the amount of emitted greenhouse gases with the equivalent emissions that are either offset or sequestered through rewilding and tree planting or carbon capture and storage. The Council will have a greater focus on reducing carbon emissions as much as possible and only using offsetting and sequestering techniques for those hard…


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