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Forest of Dean District Council

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… average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C. Heating above 2°C is widely agreed by scientists as likely to lead to significant and potentially catastrophic changes to the planet. Despite this current policies do not come close to the level of emissions reduction required to achieve these limits. In light…

….  Working with partners, develop and start implementing a plan for decarbonising the Council’s leisure centres, whilst also continuing to transition electricity and heat supplies to renewable energy generation in the Council’s other buildings.  Reduce unnecessary staff business travel and decarbonise journeys that cannot be eliminated.  Divest the Council’s investments and pensions from fossil…

… those imported from abroad. Greenhouse gas – a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by trapping heat in the earth’s atmosphere. Examples include carbon dioxide (CO2) methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The terms ‘carbon emissions’ and ‘CO2 emissions’ are often used interchangeably with ‘greenhouse gas emissions’. Scope 1 emissions (direct emissions) – activities owned…

…, heat, https://www.fdean.gov.uk/ https://www.fdean.gov.uk/ Forest of Dean District Council Page 8 of 68 www.fdean.gov.uk 18 January 2023 www.fdean.gov.uk steam and cooling. These are indirect emissions that are a consequence of an organisation’s activities, but which occur at sources they do not own or control. Scope 3 emissions (other…

… a breakthrough by reaching the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) process. The Agreement stated the aim to “hold the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase to 1.5°C”. Global heating is already over 1°C. The UK has consistently been a global…

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