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Maidstone Borough Council

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… to limit warming to 1.5°C. National Context In the UK the Climate Change Act 2008 set a target to reduce its carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. The UK Committee on Climate Change provides the fve yearly carbon budgets which aim to reduce carbon emissions by 3% year on year. It describes how carbon is emitted in the UK from vehicles run on fossil fuels including petrol and diesel, from buildings…

… heated by gas, oil or coal and from power stations burning gas or oil to create electricity. It guides the Government on the measures needed to reduce carbon emissions including the move from producing electricity from fossil fuels to low carbon methods, changing transport from fossil fuels to low carbon and reducing carbon from homes, farming and industry. In 2019 the Act was amended to respond…

… to the Paris Agreement to commit the Government to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 100% by 2050. The Committee on Climate Change will provide future carbon budgets, and guidance, to meet this new target. In May 2020 the Committee on Climate Change set out key measures which will give economic, social and environmental benefts when rebuilding the nation after the COVID-19 pandemic crisis in a letter…

… as substantially reducing carbon emissions this Council must also adapt to climate change. The Climate Change Act 2008 requires a Climate Change Risk Assessment every fve years, and this sets out the risks and opportunities arising from climate change in the UK. The 2018 National Infrastructure Assessment sets out a pathway for the UK’s infrastructure for the next 30 years. It recognises the challenges…

… will work with partners, including Maidstone Borough Council, towards a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) data shows, that in the borough, carbon emissions from the homes, industry and commercial sectors have dropped since 2005, particularly since 2013, but emissions from transport have risen since 2014. Total Carbon

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