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Helsingør Kommune / Elsinore Municipality

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Location

Denmark

Organisation type
City and town

City information

Elsinore Municipality lies within the Copenhagen Capital Region in the northern part of the island Zealand in Eastern Denmark. It covers an area of 118,9 km2 and has a total population of 63,027 (Q4, 2020).*

*Source

 

Sustainability mission

Elsinore municipality’s plan for climate and sustainability supports the municipality’s goal of reducing emissions to 1.7-ton CO2 pr. citizen by 2030, and its goal to obtain climate neutrality by 2045. These goals shall be met through significant reductions of emissions in all sectors, including (but not restricted to), transport, electricity and district heating, agriculture and industry. To achieve these goals, the plan includes 11 subgoals, which have been set for 2030.

Overall, these will contribute to a changed behavior in the municipality’s citizens and businesses, and focusses on measures, which work in different spheres, such as mobility, education, energy, housing and procurement.

Therefore, they require both an intern cooperation within the municipality’s administration, citizens, the local utility and businesses, and cooperation with other municipalities. This ensures that all stakeholders are involved in the process of creating a sustainable and attractive municipality.

Furthermore, the plan supports the global goals for sustainable development by including them in the municipality’s policies and strategies.

Our progress towards decarbonization

 

GHG Emissions

North Star

  • Commit to setting a science-based target of 1.5°C for GHG emissions reductions by the end of the current year
  • Helsingør Kommune / Elsinore Municipality has a Base year emissions (absolute) target to reduce CO2e emissions 100% by 2045 from a base year of 2008

Pledge: Have a GHG emissions city/region-wide reduction target of 100% by 2050 or earlier

  • Helsingør Kommune / Elsinore Municipality has a Base year intensity target based on emissions per capita to reduce CO2e emissions 75% by 2030 from a base year of 2008

Pledge: Have a GHG emissions city/region-wide reduction target of 45% by 2030 or earlier

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

How we want to achieve this – our roadmap

  • Quantify and report all GHG emissions from sources located within the city/region boundary 
  • Have a recent city/region-wide GHG emissions inventory or undertake it within the next two years  
  • Disclose a breakdown of GHG emissions figures (direct and/or indirect) by sector, including Industrial processes and product use (IPPU) and Agriculture, Forestry and other land use (AFOLU)
  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change mitigation
  • Have GHG emissions reduction targets

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Energy

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have an energy efficiency target
  • Measure and report the share of Hydro, Bioenergy, Wind, Geothermal and Solar energy sources in the city electricity mix

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Adaptation

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a published city/region plan that addresses climate change adaptation
  • Have climate adaptation goals and define respective metrics/KPIs
  • Identify and publicly report on the most significant factors impacting the jurisdiction’s ability to adapt to climate change 
  • Implement community/citizen engagement adaptation actions
  • Conduct and disclose vulnerability assessments on the risks, hazards, and vulnerability associated to climate change in my city/region's jurisdiction. 
  • Identify and report on the most significant climate hazards affecting the city/region

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Transport

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have 30% or more of passenger mode share be a combination of: walking, cycling and shared modes of transport (Rail/Metro/Tram/Ferries/River boats and Buses (including Bus Rapid Transit))
  • Implement transport related adaptation and/or mitigation actions

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Waste

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Measure and report  annual solid waste generation in my city/region
  • Implement waste related mitigation actions

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Water

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Have a water resource management project planned within the city/region
  • Implement water related adaptation and/or mitigation actions
  • Have 100% of households with access to safely managed sanitation services

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Health

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Identify the most significant climate hazards affecting health in the city/region
  • Identify which vulnerable populations are affected by climate-related impacts on health

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022

 

Multi-topic

Our actions – the Pathway

  • Sign-up to the Covenant of Mayors for a fairer, climate-neutral Europe
  • Publicly disclose my city/region's environmental data
  • Join the WWF One Planet City Challenge (One Planet City Challenge (OPCC)

MRV: Pact MRV in place

Status date: Submitted (24/06/2022)

Data source: CDP-ICLEI Track - Cities 2022