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City of Edinburgh Council

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…, Active Travel, Street Lighting, Human Resources, Corporate Property and Facilities Management and Waste Services in compiling this report. 7.2 While the financial challenges in achieving net zero emissions will be significant, it should be noted that investing in carbon reduction projects often results in wider co- benefits such as the creation of local jobs, improved air quality and public health…

… major emissions sources; energy (buildings and lighting), waste, fleet and transport. This plan reflects the Council’s carbon reduction commitment as a signatory of the City Climate Compact. 2.2 The plan sets out the Council’s strategic approach to reducing its corporate emissions and estimates the impact of carbon reduction projects (both planned and potential) on the Council’s current…

… waste. We’ll also continue to build on the progress we have made decarbonising our light fleet with a focus on our larger vehicles. Funding will continue to be challenge but we are already investing in our Council Emissions Reduction Plan and will work to ensure we are well placed to benefit from funding opportunities from the Scottish Government, UK Government and other national bodies…

… to reduce inequalities as we recover from the impacts of covid-19 and build back better and greener. Reducing our emissions can also deliver savings by freeing up resources for reinvestment in services. For example, the electrification of the fleet can yield vehicle maintenance and fuel costs savings. In the same way, the upgrade of lighting and traffic signals to LED deliver electricity…

… for the decrease is due to the reduction in electricity consumption - mainly due to lighting or other energy efficiency upgrades, property closures during the pandemic, and grid decarbonization. Detailed reasons for change are explained in the Council’s latest Public Bodies Climate Change Duties Report. Council emissions decreased significantly by 66% compared to 2005/06, surpassing our target…

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