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The Council's journey to Carbon Neutral

This page outlines what Fareham Borough Council is currently doing to reduce its carbon footprint and how it plans to further reduce its emissions in the long-term.

You can also read our latest progress report PDF (13 MB) which covers what we have achieved so far and the next steps in our journey. 

The Council's commitment to the environment

Calculating our Carbon Footprint 

We calculated our carbon footprint in line with HM Government Environmental Reporting Guidelines. Under these guidelines we didn't have to report our Scope 3 emissions. However, we decided to include them for a more complete picture.

You can read our Carbon Footprint Calculation report for more information. 

Our Climate Change Action Plan

Our Key Projects 

How we are working to reduce our own carbon footprint:

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Encouraging carbon reduction across the wider Borough: 

Greening, adaption and resilience: 

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Challenges going forward

While we have already made some great progress towards our carbon neutral target, we still have some key challenges to overcome:



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