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Three Rivers District Council

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emissions reductions7. Nationally, the UK is committed under the Climate Change Act 2008 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Net-zero means reducing greenhouse gas emissions as close to zero as possible and offsetting any remaining emissions through schemes such as reforestation or carbon capture and storage. Other Relevant National Policies: • The Carbon Plan 2011 identifies…

… forcing a dramatic decline in greenhouse gas emissions as economic activity slowed considerably. According to the Global Carbon Project, 2020 saw carbon dioxide emissions decline by 2.4 billion tonnes - the biggest annual fall in CO2 emissions since World War Two. The UK’s own emissions fell by 13% in 2020 while our economy suffered the worst contraction in three centuries as GDP plummeted…

…% of residents have access to a car compared to 74% nationally. Three Rivers District Council is keen to encourage the switch to more sustainable transport modes such as walking, cycling and public transport (passenger transport reduces carbon emissions by about 58% for each trip) which will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, congestion, noise and air pollution, and improve health and wellbeing…

… and Resilience Page 26 Food and Agriculture Page 27 N.B.: further information, data, graphs and glossaries of key terms and acronyms can be found in the Supplementary Document. Executive Summary In 2019, Three Rivers District Council declared a Climate Emergency; committing to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030 for its own emissions and assisting the District to achieve net-zero carbon

…, community groups, voluntary organisations and partners. The Strategy will embed the climate and ecological emergencies into the culture and decision making of the Council, reduce carbon emissions through regular measurement, minimise energy consumption and promote a transition to renewable energy. It will also enable and encourage sustainable modes of travel to reduce reliance on carbon-fuelled…


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