Bournemouth's performance in reducing carbon emissions
See what we've done so far
Recently Bournemouth was ranked 46 out of 406 local authorities based on a total of 5.02 tonnes CO2 emissions per person. Based on our success in delivering year-on-year savings our latest ranking is:
- 19th for reducing domestic emissions.
- 33rd for reducing transport emissions.
- 176th for reducing industrial and commercial emissions.
- 84th overall.
Area for improvement
The area most in need of improvement is the industrial and commercial sector. The Council is partnering with Mouchel to deliver carbon reducing technologies on a major scale. Our Carbon Management Centre (CMC) focuses on using proven technologies in new ways:
- To drive out carbon
- Invest in the local green economy
- Deliver jobs