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East Lindsey District Council

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… 2040 target will need more than just extensive cuts to emissions. It will also require the active removal and storage of Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) from the atmosphere in a process known as GHG removal. GHG removals are a carbon offset mechanism for cancelling out GHG emissions through anthropogenic methods. These include methods such as growing forests, enhancing mineral weathering and direct…

… capture of CO2 from the air. ELDC has committed to a net-zero target, which requires any residual emissions to be addressed using greenhouse gas (GHG) removals only. This is in contrast to a carbon neutral target under which avoided emissions carbon offsets (e.g. investing in renewable energy projects) are also permissible. The exact level of GHG removals required by ELDC is still not clear…

… on the Carbon Reduction Plan developed by ELDC back in 2009 and reflects the Council’s newly declared climate commitments, progress and latest developments. ​ The first step in developing this action plan is establishing an up-to-date carbon baseline, particularly as some of this data has not been collected previously for ELDC. This baseline provides the reference from which to start a full analysis…


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