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Perth and Kinross Council

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quality are inextricably linked; air pollution often originates from the same activities that contribute to climate change. The majority of both greenhouse gases and air pollutants are produced by vehicle engines, power generation and domestic heating, and as such multiple measures aimed at reducing air pollutants often also reduce CO2 emissions, for example the adoption of low emission vehicles…

…, heat and flooding; increased effects from air pollution; concerns over food security; the spread of disease; the displacement of populations; and increased levels of mental ill health. Conversely climate change adaptation and mitigation measures have the potential to deliver benefits to health and wellbeing - for example, well insulated and ventilated homes, increased active travel, strong…

… social cohesion, sustainable food systems, and a reduction in air pollution. Some parts of Scotland’s population are particularly vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change, including those with existing health conditions and our ageing population, with the greatest effects being felt in areas of high deprivation. Regionally, the Tayside Joint Public Health Protection Plan establishes…

… and expanding the network of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Points. The Council also has within its powers more deterrent measures, such as parking restrictions and parking pricing controls. The new Transport Act provides an opportunity to support climate change action for local communities with powers including actions on workplace parking, and public transport enhancement. Climate change and air


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