2023 Action Scorecards

Action Scorecards 2023

Question: Has the council's area wide carbon emissions decreased, according to UK Government data?

Question code
Governance & Finance
Emission data reduction
National Data
Question weight


Three tier criteria
Criteria met if the council has had a 2% or more emission reduction from 2019 to 2021 data.

Additional points awarded if the emission reduction is more than 5%, or further points if the reduction is more than 10% from 2019 to 2021.


Marked using data provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The data that will be used is the percentage difference between the calendar years 2021 and 2019 in the "Local Authority territorial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions estimates within the scope of influence of Local Authorities" when it is published in Summer 2023.

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5 Northern Irish councils

1 point

4 Northern Irish councils

2 points

2 Northern Irish councils

3 points

0 Northern Irish councils
Belfast City Council2/3gov.uk
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council2/3gov.uk
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council1/3gov.uk
Ards and North Down Borough Council1/3gov.uk
Derry City and Strabane District Council1/3gov.uk
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council1/3gov.uk
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council0/3
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council0/3
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council0/3
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council0/3
Mid Ulster District Council0/3