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North Ayrshire Council

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… Ayrshire Council has been pro-active in reducing carbon emissions since establishing the Carbon Management Plan in 2005. Subsequently, the first Environmental Sustainability & Climate Change Strategy (ESCCS) was published in 2014 and was updated in 2017. 2.5 The ESCCS 2017-2020 builds on the success of the first strategy and sets an area wide target to reduce carbon emissions by 40…

… to a reduction of almost 900,000 miles driven per year on business. An increasing number of miles actually driven are now being facilitated by the pool of low emission and electric vehicles. This has contributed to a significant carbon emissions reduction. • Installing a number of publicly accessible electric vehicle charge points to support and encourage the uptake of electric vehicles across North…

… in: • Reducing emissions from buildings (domestic and non-domestic), transport and waste • Implementing methods to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere 2.3 The Scottish Government has announced plans to achieve net-zero emission across Scotland by 2045 (five years earlier than the UK Government, based on advice from the IPCC stating Scotland has more areas of land available to plant trees…

…). It is therefore recommended that an Adaptation workstream be included in the next ESCCS together with appropriate actions to complement Adaptation Scotland’s Capability Framework. 2.13 Carbon emissions can be absorbed naturally through trees (during photosynthesis) or by using technical solutions such as carbon capture and storage (CCS), where carbon dioxide from electricity generation and industrial…

… behaviours in energy, waste and transport. 2.14 Further areas being developed for incorporation into the ESCCS (2020-2023) include expanding the Council’s work on generating renewable energy. This has the potential to meet a variety of Council objectives, specifically reducing carbon emissions, tackling fuel poverty, generating income and supporting local jobs and businesses. A previous action…

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