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Dumfries and Galloway Council

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… in animal feeds, reduced intensity of livestock production and improvements in waste management. √ √ √ Maintaining and increasing the size of the forestry and grassland carbon sinks √ √ 5 Definitions Carbon emissions: used as a shorthand to refer to emissions of the mix of gases that cause climate change. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas. The other gases, methane, N2O, F…

… Encourage understanding of how the way we live and work in the region impacts on climate change Empower our communities and stakeholders to make significant changes to reduce emissions and adapt to a low carbon approach Lead on the transition to cleaner and greener technologies Promote and protect our region’s natural environment Contribute to a greener economy, maximising…

…. The total net carbon emissions for the council area are 1,743 ktCO2e, including both emissions and removals from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) as summarised in Figure 1. CO2 Emissions Residential 297 Industrial and Commercial 308 Dumfries and Galloway Council 24 Waste 22 Transport 517 Land use (including agriculture) 2,286 Total Emissions 3,463 CO2 Sinks Forest -1,437…

emissions across a 10 year time horizon, taking account of current activity and considering what could be possible through an ambitious mix of carbon reduction actions across Dumfries and Galloway. Figure 7 shows trajectories of carbon emissions for the council area to 2030, showing potential net carbon emissions (dotted line) across key emission sources assuming very significant action is taken…

… as a way of providing transparency in emissions accounting, making it clear the type of emission source and the level of control of the reporting organisation over the source. Three levels of scope have been defined and used on a global basis. Sequestration: a natural or artificial process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held in solid or liquid form. The uptake…

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