Ringerike Municipality

Norway
Summary
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    Population 28060
  • km 2
    Area 1553.0
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    GDP N/A
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    Targets by N/A N/A
Targets

Targets by Ringerike Municipality

There are no targets yet

Actions
Easier acces to public transportation - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

commuter parking, city bicycles, parking zones, increased public transportation services, public transportation base on environmentally friendly fuels, mobility benefits for busses, travel behaviour surveys.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Increase climate knowledge of municipal employess - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

information about everyday measures to reduce own impact, arranging internal seminars, digitalizing archives and minimizing use of paper

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Sectors:
  • Other Emissions
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Public procurement - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Organizational / Governance
  • Status: Completed

BTV procurement; clear demands for environmental standards in public procurements,

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  • Other Emissions
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Fascilitate green industry development - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

climate day for industry, climate network, stimulate sertification of businesses

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  • Other Emissions
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increased development of heating solutions - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

increase internal learning, investigate possibilities for local heating networks, demand energy reports for new building projects

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  • Other Emissions
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Climate neutrality - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Municipality is going to be climate neutral by end of 2020

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  • Other Emissions
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District heating system for H√łnefoss center - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2002
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: Completed

Have license for district heating untill 2032

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travel behaviour surveys - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Assessment/Research
  • Status: Completed

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Environmental fund - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2012
  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: In operation

competition with a price for "the environmental business of the year"

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  • Other Emissions
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engagement in regional environmental partnerships - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Public Participation/Stakeholder engagement
  • Status: In operation

create climate panel, "environmental lighthouse" sertification of municipal businesses, waste sorting and recycling in municipal buildings

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  • Other Emissions
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Increase climate knowledge of citizens - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status: In operation

Environment as a subject in kindergartens and schools, develop and distribute information about environmentally friendy heating.

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  • Other Emissions
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Increase CO2 storage in the forest - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year:
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status:

maintain todays level or increase harvesting, give information about the role of the forest in a climate context. 213000m3 in 2009, 230000 m3 in 2020,

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  • Other Emissions
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Continous trail, bicycle and pedestrian network - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Areal planning to minimize need for transport - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Ongoing. Access to public transportation and distance to schools and other services is highlighted in proposals of new building areas

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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reduce emissions from municipal transport - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Emissions standards when buying new vehicles (electric og bio fuelled), bicycles, buddy driving, home offices. has ordered 3 electric cars for the use of governemnt employees. Has gotten one. Is used daily. still waiting for 2.

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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energy efficiency in municipal buildings - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

all governmental buildings are to be converted to hydronic heating based on bioenergy or other renewables. New buildings are to be buildt after passive house standards.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
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Phase out use of fossil fuels in all buildings - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status: In operation

Inform public about possible measures and resources available

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Fascilitation for biking - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Fiscal / Financial mechanism
  • Status: In operation

Fascilitating use of bikes and walking to work

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Sectors:
  • Transport
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Reduce emissions from agriculture - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

information about emissions from agriculture, increase area that applies for grant for changing the processing methods with 70%

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  • Other Emissions
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stimulate business development in the renewable energy sector - Ringerike Municipality
  • Start year: 2010
  • Type: Policy/Strategies/Action Plans
  • Status: In operation

Cooperation with local businesses, fascilitate development of alternative energy sources

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Inventories
Community inventories

The Ringerike Municipality has reported 3 Community emission inventories, since 2005. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2009, the Transport, Stationary energy and Waste management are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Ringerike Municipality
GHG inventory in 2009
Government operations inventory

The Ringerike Municipality has reported 1 government operational inventory, since 2007. In its latest inventory, compiled in 2007, the Other and Transport are identified as key emission sources.

GHG emission from Ringerike Municipality
GHG inventory in 2007
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Initiative

Durban Adaptation Charter
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