York’s natural environment contributes 1.8% of the city’s overall emissions, with our agricultural areas on the front line of climate change being the first to feel its impacts.
Livestock contribute 2.6% of the city’s emissions; however, land use practices in York absorb the equivalent of 0.8% of the city’s emissions, which reduces the sector’s overall figure to 1.8%.
We’re taking action to protect and enhance York's biodiversity.
Find out more about some of the projects we’re working on.
Carbon Reduction Team
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