Decision details

Carbon Budgets: 2019/20 Baseline to 2027/28

Decision Maker: Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following Council instruction to reinstate Carbon Budget Reporting, this report proposes an emissions baseline based on 2019/20 and sets annual emissions limits (the Carbon Budgets) that will enable the Council to reach its goal of being carbon net zero by 2030.


Resolved – That

(1)  the proposed Carbon Budgets from 2020/21 to 2027/28 be approved;

(2)  the Annual Carbon Budget Performance Reports are tabled in June each year.

Report author: Andrew Snow

Publication date: 14/06/2021

Date of decision: 14/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/06/2021 - Environment, Climate Emergency and Transport Committee

Effective from: 19/06/2021

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