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Term Summary
Carbon footprint

The amount of carbon dioxide that enters the atmosphere because of the electricity and fuel you use.

CO2 emissions

Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas that is given off when we burn oil, gas or coal to make energy.

council tax reduction scheme

As part of Welfare Reform, from 1st April 2013, the Government abolished Council Tax Benefit and replaced it with a new local financial support scheme, called Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS).