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King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council

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… and assesses progress towards tackling them. Updated in 2019, the Climate Change Act commits the UK government by law ensuring that the net UK carbon account for 2050 is at least 100% lower than the 1990 baseline (net zero) (UK Government, 2019). The Climate Change Act requires the government to set legally-binding ‘carbon budgets’ to act as steppingstones towards the 2050 target. A carbon budget

… is a cap on the amount of greenhouse gases emitted in the UK over a five-year period. Budgets must be set at least 12 years in advance to allow policymakers, businesses and individuals enough time to prepare (UK Government, 2019). The CCC advises on the appropriate level of each carbon budget. The budgets are designed to reflect a cost-effective way of achieving the UK’s long-term climate change…

… objectives. The first five carbon budgets have been put into legislation and run up to 2032. Once a carbon budget has been set, the Climate Change Act places an obligation on the Government to prepare policies to ensure the budget is met. A sixth carbon budget was proposed by the CCC in December 2020, which recommends a 78% reduction in UK emissions by 2035, accompanied by a 68% reduction by 2030…

… Offshore Wind 2. Driving Growth of Low Carbon Hydrogen 3. Delivering New and Advanced Nuclear Power 4. Accelerating the Shift to Zero Emissions Vehicles 5. Green Public Transport, Cycling and Walking 6. Jet Zero and Green Ships 7. Greener Buildings 8. Investing in Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage 9. Protecting the Natural Environment 10. Green Finance and Innovation We can expect…

… will be reviewed and considered leading up to the end of this contract in 2028. 6.8. Residual Emissions: Tree planting We are expecting to have a level of residual emissions by 2050, from sources of which emissions reductions are harder to achieve. In its definition, net zero refers to balancing any remaining GHGs with an equivalent amount of carbon removal. Tree planting is one option…


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