Greenhouse Gas Emissions report

Find out how much CO2 the Council is saving each year.

IN THIS ARTICLE

  • How much CO2 the Council is saving each year.

Colchester Borough Council Buildings and Operations

GCG emissions data for 1 April 2008 - 31 March 2017
Tonnes of CO2e
Scope2016/172015/162014/152013/142012/132011/122010/112009/102008/09
Baseline
Year
Scope 1 (Fleet & Gas
Consuption)
3,0013,0983,1623,0393,3613,8154,2054,4735,285
Scope 2
(Electricity)
2,5833,0363,3263,2243,4844,3904,6034,5164,798
Scope 3
(Business Travel)
474145495048586567
Total Emissions5,6316,1756,5336,3136,8458,2538,8669,05410,150
Decrease4,5193,9753,6173,8373,3051,8971,2841,09610,150
Carbon reduction
towards target
55%39%36%38%33%19%13%11%0%
Intensity
measurement
'Tonnes of CO2e
per full time
equivalent'
4.775.315.844.896.628.188.368.579.87

*Scope 1 emissions refers to the amount of CO2 the council has emitted directly from fossil fuels for example through gas boilers and diesel used in fleet

Scope 2 emissions refers to the amount of CO2 the council has emitted through the use of electricity

Scope 3 emissions refers to the amount of CO2 the council has emitted indirectly through business travel

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