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East Staffordshire Borough Council

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… a more sustainable future. 5. Glossary of terms Carbon Neutrality/ Net Zero – Carbon neutrality, or having a net zero carbon footprint, refers to achieving net zero carbon dioxide emissions by balancing carbon emissions with carbon removal. It is known as a net zero target because some emissions can remain if they are offset (i.e. by removal from the atmosphere and/or by trading in carbon…

…. The Carbon Management Strategy was subsequently developed to coordinate the work around sustainability which lead to the review and implementation of the current Climate Change Strategy and Climate Change Adaptation Plan in 2013 and Air Quality Strategy in 2015 which contains the current Air Quality Action Plan. 6.2.3. The latest statistics published by BEIS4 (2 year lag) show that the overall

… 2011 provided for changes in the provision of energy efficiency measures to homes and businesses through the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO). Whilst the Green Deal has been relatively unsuccessful, ECO funding is being used to assist energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty. ECO is a government energy efficiency scheme to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty…

… action now to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions as if we delay acting on emissions, it will only mean more radical intervention in the future at greater cost, and larger impacts on society. Taking action now can also help to achieve long-term, sustainable economic growth from a low-carbon economy. 6.4.4. East Staffordshire Borough Council is in a key position to take action on climate…

… for that support. There may also be the need to provide financial incentives to achieve reduced carbon emissions which would create a significant financial pressure for the Council. It is therefore important to lobby central government for financial assistance for climate change. 6.5.4. To determine a reasonable target to be used for a climate declaration, the current carbon baseline has been used…


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