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West of England Combined Authority

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…. 1 This figure is for CO2 only, as data for other greenhouse gasses are not available. Source: BEIS UK local authority carbon dioxide emissions statistics 7 It is also possible to estimate the emissions impact of all goods and services consumed by residents of the West of England [‘consumption emissions’]. This equates to emissions produced in the region, plus the emissions of imported…

… of moving to a low carbon economy, 2017 8 Covid-19 pandemic is reshaping emissions The covid-19 pandemic has had a radical and rapid impact on economic activity and carbon emissions. As the Committee on Climate Change points out, lockdown is not a blueprint for reducing emissions, and “it is unlikely that the pandemic will fundamentally alter the trajectory for emissions”3. However…

… integrated, rather than standing apart. We have a track record of delivering on our pledges to reduce emissions. In the West of England, carbon emissions have reduced 35% since 2005, through local renewable energy generation, insulating homes and reductions in coal generation. The region emits 14% less carbon per person than the national average. Now we can work together to take this further. We…

… the effects of global warming. Government has recognised this, and the UK is the first country to commit to becoming net carbon zero by 2050. The West of England has gone further than this, committing to carbon neutrality by 2030. This is in line with our partner Unitary Authorities. To achieve this goal, we will need to rapidly reduce carbon emissions in the region as well as adapt to the impacts…

… products, and less the emissions of exported products. Consumption emissions are harder to calculate because the emissions associated with foreign products are difficult to measure. Based on the UK average, consumption for the West of England could reach 10,500kt CO2, 1.9 times production emissions2. UK production emissions have been falling since 1973, whereas consumption emissions have only fallen…

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