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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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… emissions by 2050. Five yearly carbon budgets have been introduced to help ensure that the targets are met and the UK Low Carbon Transition Plan: National Strategy for Climate and Energy (2009) outlines how the 34% target will be met. It also states that by 2020, 40% of electricity will be from low-carbon sources, nuclear, clean coal and renewable energy generation. The UK Renewable Energy Road Map (2011…

… S trategy (M ay 2020) 2 1 Introduction 1.1 Background 1.1.1 Limiting future climate change is regarded internationally as the single most serious issue faced by society. Reducing carbon emissions is considered critical to addressing the issue and in the UK, and Wales in particular, there is already much activity aimed at reducing fossil fuel usage. 1.1.2 Reducing carbon emissions

… is 'Decarbonisation' and 'Renewable Energy'? 1.2.1 A ‘decarbonised economy’ or ‘low-carbon economy’ is an economy that has a minimal output of greenhouse gas emissions into the environment, but specifically refers to the greenhouse gas Carbon Dioxide (CO2) (1). 1.2.2 As a result of increasing concerns regarding the production of greenhouse gases and the implications for climate change together…

emissions to help achieve national targets. This strategy is an integral part of the Council’s overall sustainability drive and will contribute to the Council’s carbon footprint reduction aspirations. 1.4 Structure and Content 1.4.1 This strategy document is structured into the following five parts: Part 1: Introduction – sets the context of this strategy. Part 2: Regulatory Framework & Key Drivers…

… transport a reality; The skills are developed to ensure that Wales can make the most of opportunities from a low carbon economy; Opportunities are taken to cut emissions and adapt to climate change where natural resources, land management pattern, and economic position allow; The approach to Research & Development (R&D), technology, innovation and skills helps Wales gain maximum benefits from…


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