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Including the closely related terms carbon future, and carbon saving.

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City of Edinburgh Council

Direct link to climate strategy (PDF)

… as part of the Place-Based Climate Action Network (P-CAN) project, of which Edinburgh is a member. A full research report will be published by ECCI on behalf of P-CAN, ahead of the launch of the Climate Commission. 2.2 The research is part of a wider programme of work centred around achieving an ambitious target of Edinburgh becoming carbon neutral by 2030 and will help support further…

… ambitions for Edinburgh and to ensure a just transition to a lower-carbon future which does not disproportionately disadvantage groups with protected characteristics and/or the most vulnerable in our communities. 7.2 An engagement plan is currently being developed and as a first step, the Council will launch a city conversation via our website, consultation hub and social media by the end…

… investment, increased coordination and cooperation between city stakeholders, and (occasionally) transformative changes to the ways we live and work together. This analysis shows that the benefits of change can far outweigh the costs – a low-carbon future for Edinburgh will not just improve the global climate but create jobs, reduce energy bills, clean our air and fight fuel poverty…

… prosperity of the city as a whole”. Primer on Key Terms & Concepts The City of Edinburgh Council declared a ‘climate emergency’ in February 2019 and in May committed to the ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Edinburgh is also part of the P-CAN1 network connecting researchers and decision makers, and fostering a culture of knowledge exchange between cities…

…-Effective’ scenario includes the set of profitable actions with a positive net present value, meaning their benefits more than offset their costs over their lifetime with discounting incorporated. The ‘Cost-Neutral’ scenario generates the largest carbon savings without generating a net cost; here, the benefits of all the measures equal their costs, so that the net present value is approximately…

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