Climate Change/Environment

Climate Change Emergency Planning and Environment Group

Brixton Parish Council held a public consultation on Thursday 22nd April by zoom to set up a Climate Change Emergency Action Plan and Environment Group.

The aim of this working group is to implement BPC Environment Policy and Action Plan.

BPC Environment Policy 

Brixton Parish Council has declared a Climate, Environment and Biodiversity Crisis.

The Yealm Climate Emergency and Environment Action Alliance

Brixton Parish Council is a member of The Yealm Climate Emergency and Environment Action Alliance with Holbeton, Newton and Noss, Wembury and Yealmpton Parish Councils.

The aim of this group is to positively address the climate emergency by reducing carbon emissions, and to improve the environment and biodiversity in the five parishes of Brixton, Holbeton, Newton and Noss, Wembury and Yealmpton.

Alliance Agreement

Devon Climate Declaration 

Brixton Parish Council signed the Devon Climate Declaration at their parish council meeting on 25th September 2019

This Declaration has been prepared by a consortium of public, private and voluntary organisations collaborating through a Devon Climate Emergency Response Group. It sets out an ambition to tackle climate change that covers all of Devon, including those people who live, work in and visit our county, and those businesses who are based or operate here.

 

Brixton Parish Carbon Footprint

Brixton

26.5t CO2e*
per-household territorial footprint (p.a.)

EMISSIONS BREAKDOWN (t CO2e)

Road Transport
11.22
Industrial and commercial
6.67
Housing
3.66
Agriculture
2.73
Aviation
1.39
Shipping
0.55
F-gases
0.14
Waste management
0.11
Other Transport
0.04
Diesel fuelled railways
0


*CO2e stands for "carbon dioxide equivalent" and is a standard unit of measurement in carbon accounting. It expresses the impact of a number of different gases collectively as a common unit.

Brixton

18.5t CO2e*
per-household consumption footprint (p.a.)

EMISSIONS BREAKDOWN (t CO2e)

Consumption of goods and services
6.27
Travel
4.48
Food and diet
3.97
Housing
3.66
Waste
0.09

 

 

This data was updated on 23rd April 2021 and extracted from the
Impact / Community carbon calculator website