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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

The Greenhouse Gas Emissions report for 1 April 2017 to 31 March 18 will be available soon

GCG emissions data for 1 April 2008 - 31 March 2017
Tonnes of CO2e
Scope 2016/17 2015/16 2014/15 2013/14 2012/13 2011/12 2010/11 2009/10 2008/09
Baseline
Year
Scope 1 (Fleet & Gas
Consuption)
3,001 3,098 3,162 3,039 3,361 3,815 4,205 4,473 5,285
Scope 2
(Electricity)
2,583 3,036 3,326 3,224 3,484 4,390 4,603 4,516 4,798
Scope 3
(Business Travel)
47 41 45 49 50 48 58 65 67
Total Emissions 5,631 6,175 6,533 6,313 6,845 8,253 8,866 9,054 10,150
Decrease 4,519 3,975 3,617 3,837 3,305 1,897 1,284 1,096 10,150
Carbon reduction
towards target
55% 39% 36% 38% 33% 19% 13% 11% 0%
Intensity
measurement
'Tonnes of CO2e
per full time
equivalent'
4.77 5.31 5.84 4.89 6.62 8.18 8.36 8.57 9.87


Scope 2 emissions refers to the amount of CO2 the council has emitted through the use of electricity*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 3 emissions refers to the amount of CO2 the council has emitted indirectly through business travel

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