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