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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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… 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…

… 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

… Farms (on and off-shore), Energy from Waste (EfW), Combined Heat and Power (CHP), Biomass, Hydro-Power and Solar technologies. 1.2.4 The role of our natural resources is equally important in addressing climate change. Carbon sequestration is the long term storage of carbon in ‘sinks’ such as plants, soils and the oceans, effectively removing this carbon from the atmosphere. Tree planting…

… eath P ortTalbotC ouncil:D ecarbonisation and R enew able E nergy S trategy (M ay 2020) 6 2 Regulatory Framework and Key Drivers 2.0.1 There are a range of key drivers that collectively provide the backdrop against which a reduction in CO2 emissions has to be set. The drivers are summarised below. 2.1 International / UK 2.1.1 UK commitments to renewable and low carbon energy follows…

… in land use practices required in order to deliver the UK Government’s Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050. A key finding of the report is that policies be implemented to deliver restoration of at least 50% of upland peat and to increase UK forestry cover from 13% to at least 17% by 2050. Additionally, the report highlights the need to reduce food waste and consumption of the most carbon


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