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Dorset Council

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…, the first truly global effort to reduce carbon emissions, which aims to rap- idly cut greenhouse gas emissions, particularly carbon dioxide, to keep global warming below 2oC. In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published a report which suggested that we could limit global warming to 1.5°C, and that the previous target of 2°C would have catastrophic impacts to health…

… in the region of £1.8m in Low Carbon Dorset Grants and secured around £10.5m from the Transforming Cities fund to create new active travel walking and cycling routes over the next 3 years. As well as securing a certified ‘green’ renewable energy tariff for electrici- ty supply from September 2020. As I’ve stated before, while other councils around the country may have chosen to set deadlines…

… for carbon reduction and then work out how they’ll achieve them, I’ve always wanted us to do the investigation and information-gathering first before setting out our strategy. This ensures that our action plan and timetable is both realistic and achievable, as well as ambitious. This strategy brings together a considerable amount of work, made more challenging due to a lack of comparable data…

… as a result of Local Government Reorganisation and recommends areas for action that will deliver a realistic and achievable approach to ensuring Dorset Council is carbon-neutral by 2040, ahead of the UK government tar- get. Carbon reduction targets towards this are presented in the strate- gy as an approach to ongoing monitoring and annual evaluation of progress to ensure the pathway to carbon

… this strategy illustrates it will be possible to tackle the low hanging fruit and combine carbon-reducing actions with other priorities - placing climate change response at the front and centre of our wider priorities - there will still be a need for imaginative and innovative solutions working in partnership with central govern- ment and the private sector. Councillor Ray Bryan Cabinet…


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