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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Borough Council

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… year (CCC, 2019). BCP Council will:  Develop a Green Infrastructure Strategy and carbon offsetting plan aiming for the 2030 target  Investigate the allocation of land to allow natural woodland generation from trees, natural habitat and heathlands at scale to absorb carbon and become ‘carbon sinks’  Investigate community tree-planting and biodiversity enrichment programmes  Assess…

… target. In addition to addressing climate change, there are other reasons for creating a low carbon area: Economy: There are clear economic advantages to reducing energy use. Place- based Climate Action Network (PCAN) reports from 2017 estimate that the BCP area spent £610 million on energy and fuel, of which £119 million could have been saved if available energy efficiency and low carbon

measures were taken up by residents and businesses. This is calculated to reduce CO2 emissions by between 25-30% and potentially create 1,385 years of employment in low carbon industries. Furthermore, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (part of the London School of Economics and Political Science) concludes in its report ‘How to price carbon to reach net-zero…


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