Borough wide CO2e emissions continue to decline. Baseline of 29% reduction at Dec 2013 against 1990 level of 6658ktCO2e

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What does this mean?

This measure shows the level of Carbon Dioxide in the borough.  The measure also shows how effective the Council’s work to reduce Carbon Dioxide levels is.  But, it should be recognised that levels of Carbon Dioxide are heavily affected by national and international factors that cannot be controlled by the Council.

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Why is this important?

This is important because it shows how effective the Council’s work to reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions is. This work is vital as the contribution each local area makes to reduce Carbon Dioxide emissions feeds in to a larger national effort to tackle worldwide climate change.