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Westminster City Council

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… 1 Co-creating a climate action plan for a zero carbon city Summary 2 3 Notes Net zero is the balance between the emissions we produce and those we remove through emission saving activities and carbon offsetting. We will achieve net zero when the amount of emissions we produce is equal to or less than those we take away. CLIMATE CHANGE…

… Heating Undertaking (PDHU) Ensure that new developments minimise their whole life carbon impact, reduce emissions on site as far as possible in line with industry best practice, and rely less on carbon offsetting to achieve net zero carbon standards. Set out higher environmental standards for development in Westminster through our City Plan and new Environmental Supplementary Planning Guidance…

…, including through reduced air travel. Discourage business air travel. Develop and promote a local approach that enables Westminster’s organisations and communities to offset their carbon impact and retain project benefits within the city. Facilitate better access to finance, such as the Carbon Offset Fund. Maintain existing tree coverage and look for opportunities to further ‘green’ the city…

… below as an example: 1. Reducing energy demand including retrofitting buildings to be more energy efficient to avoid relying on long-term, higher risk renewable energy supply infrastructure 2. Switching to low-carbon energy systems including moving away from gas towards electric and renewable energy 3. Decarbonising the energy supply through measures such as installing solar panels 4. Carbon

offsetting to address remaining emissions whilst benefitting the local economy. People and communities Community involvement will be vital across all elements of the climate emergency, from shaping the action plan to behaviour change and rolling out local programmes. Your input will ensure a clear role for the community is incorporated into the action plan. There are 125,001 homes in Westminster…


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