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Carbon Budget

Meeting: 01/10/2021 - Programmes and Resources Committee (Item 28)

28 National Park Consumption Based Carbon Footprint (EF) pdf icon PDF 231 KB


The report was introduced by the Head of Information and Performance Management. The report informed Members about the context, purpose and progress with the current consumption based assessment of the Peak District National Park’s carbon footprint, which is being undertaken by Small World Consulting.


The recommendation as set out in the report was moved and seconded.


Members noted that a large proportion of the emissions in the National Park come from Hope Valley Cement Works.  The CEO advised that she would check with the Environment Agency what measures they take in respect of requiring/encouraging carbon mitigation measure at the cement works.


The Head of Information and Performance Management confirmed that the information from Small World Consulting will provide evidence to underpin the National Park Management Plan review, and that all efforts are being made to ensure that their findings arrive in time for this.


The motion to approve the recommendation was put to the vote and carried.




To note the work currently being undertaken by Small World Consulting to develop a consumption based carbon footprint for the Peak District National Park that is consistent with other National Park Authorities.