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Derbyshire Dales District Council

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…’, for the Council’s Climate Change Working Group, on whose instruction this report was commissioned. Finally, note the distinction between greenhouse gas emissions within the DDDC geographical area (including transport, housing, commerce, and industry), and those from the direct activities of the Council itself. It is the latter which form the main focus of this report, although the former are discussed…

… by 2030. It will set out clear research and evidence as to what the Council’s Carbon footprint is and precisely how it is composed and assess what further actions might be taken on carbon reduction. It will also set-out what carbon off- setting/sequestration options might be locally available and incorporate climate change adaptation and resilience measures into a Strategy and practical Action Plan…

… to guide delivery. It will also set out appropriate milestones to make the Council’s activities carbon neutral by 2030. To this end, ClearLead were instructed by the Council to: • engage with the Council to understand its work on Climate Change Strategy through the cross-party Climate Change Working Group • calculate the Council’s carbon emissions and thereby its carbon footprint • identify…

… Wash Green, Wirksworth, has been omitted as it appears to be a wooded site. 20 | P a g e Table 5: DDDC land holdings Note that the ‘GHG saved’ column assumes current (2020) grid electricity emissions factors. This value will decrease annually in line with forecast UK grid decarbonisation (see section 0). Car park PV In addition, the Council’s Climate Change Working Group…

… We understand from discussions with the Council’s Climate Change Working Group that wind turbines are politically sensitive in the Council and their installation is unlikely to be considered. We have therefore not carried out a detailed assessment. However, for context, we note that installing turbines would realistically allow a cost per kWh of electricity generated comparable to ground…

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