Climate Change / Environment

Brixton Parish Environment Working 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 subsequently called Brixton Parish Environment Working Group

Terms of Reference 


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

BPC Environment Policy

BPC Environmental Policy Action Plan 

What is BPC doing in regard to the climate crisis?

 

Plastic Free Brixton
Avoiding the use of single use plastics in our community 



Guest Speakers at previous meetings can be viewed here


Nigel Mortimer, Estuaries Officer, South Devon AONB
https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/7qsE6-6hMvw9j4gqTIXrZSbhGoTPO2LDp7FoJ9Pd17TkRCBNi3Etei_3aoaAGUEj.dukylOPaHz7s1C1q

Passcode: !dpc9y5R


Kat Deeney, Head of Environmental Planning, PCC
Presentation - Plymouth Community Forest

https://us06web.zoom.us/rec/share/hXYcslVxS6n4QzmLVIk1UqJJyiZ4Iog9MD_0NFXlfU7UesnhL7C9zCJfNcCmAhP9.HXrj7skkzNjGzMbH

Passcode: 9Te.LX8n




The next public meeting of Brixton Parish Environment Working Group

he next public meeting of the Brixton Parish Environment Working Group will be Monday 16th May at 7pm

Agenda

The details to join the zoom meeting will be posted nearer the time

 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85815604565?pwd=N1B0aElsVTJsMk1IR3hsaDd0dXdXQT09
Meeting ID: 858 1560 4565
Passcode: 973304

 

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