Municipality of Areatza
Spain

Population: 1227
Area of jurisdiction: 9.1 km2

Commitments

  Community Government
Absolute base year GHG reduction target: 20% by 2020 (2008) n/a
Baseline scenario (BAU) GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Fixed-level GHG reduction target: n/a n/a
Carbon intensity reduction target: n/a n/a
Renewable energy target: 20% by 2020 20% by 2020
Energy efficiency target: % by 2020 (2008) % by 2020 (2008)
Government and Community: CO2(e) targets

Performance

Community GHG Emissions
Total ( n/a ):  0 tCO2e
Government GHG Emissions
Total ( 2013 ):  130 tCO2e

Mitigation actions

Establishing waste reduction targets and increasing the recycling and reusing rates
Establishing waste reduction targets and increasing the recycling and reusing rates Start year  
Sector Waste
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Organising awareness-raising and information campaigns on responsible consumption and on reducing, reusing and recycling waste.
Organising awareness-raising and information campaigns on responsible consumption and on reducing, reusing and recycling waste aimed at all sectors of the population. Start year  
Sector  
Type Education/Awareness Raising
Status In progress
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Approving a Municipal Ordinance to Combat Climate Change
Approving a Municipal Ordinance to Combat Climate Change Start year  
Sector  
Type Regulatory
Status Completed
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Monitoring and control of municipal energy consumption
Monitoring and control of municipal energy consumption Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Assessment/Research
Status Completed
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Optimising energy consumption in street lighting
Optimising energy consumption in street lighting, improving its energy efficiency by means of replacing the light bulbs by other more efficient ones, sizing the power of the lamps, installing flux trim systems, etc. Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Technical/Infrastructure investment
Status Completed
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Studying the use of more sustainable energy systems (geothermal, biomass, condensation boilers, etc.)
Studying the use of more sustainable energy systems (geothermal, biomass, condensation boilers, etc.) municipal premises and services Start year  
Sector Other Emissions
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
File  

Adaptation actions

Reforestation of municipal land using native species
Reforestation of municipal land using native species to increase the carbon fixation locally, at the same time as restoring the forest eco-systems Start year  
Sector Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
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Preparing a municipal biodiversity plan
  Start year  
Sector  
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status In progress
File  
Conducting a study of the natural environment
Conducting a study of the natural environment Start year  
Sector Terrestrial ecosystems and ecological infrastructure
Type Assessment/Research
Status In progress
File  
Preparing a Municipal Emergency Plan that includes climate contingency protocols
Preparing a Municipal Emergency Plan that includes climate contingency protocols Start year  
Sector Human security and emergency response
Type Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
Status Looking for Funding
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