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Scottish Borders Council

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… and economic potential of the region’s significant and expanding net energy contribution. Opportunities around management of the Council' Estate including buildings and Greenspace- that could reduce carbon emissions and provide adaptation (e.g. reduced inputs into Greenspace management and greater biodiversity and multiple benefits such as natural flood management (trees and wetlands) and shading…

…, communities and people in the Scottish Borders. The report considers that the Council should declare a Climate Emergency, reflecting its commitment to action on the issue. 1.2 The act of declaration has a vital role to play in building public awareness that we are in a climate emergency situation which places unprecedented demands on all individuals, communities and businesses, as well as public…

… (Emissions Reduction Targets)(Scotland) Act 2019; ii. to build upon the work we have undertaken to date, and to align our policies to address the Climate Emergency; iii. to set out a clear plan of action to reduce our carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases, such plan to return to Council for consideration before March 2021; iv. to assess the resource requirements placed on the Council

…, a Scottish Borders Council plan of action will need to address both of these fundamental responsibilities. 5 THE SCOTTISH BORDERS CONTEXT 5.1 As an organisation, the Council has undertaken some significant activity to mitigate its carbon emissions. This activity includes –  Street lighting LED replacement programme (SLEEP)  Programme for fleet vehicle transition to electric  Installation…

… of electric vehicle charge points  Energy efficiency programme across the Council estate  Support for active travel and access routes/long distance paths  Implementation of Sustainable Procurement Charter  Improving recycling rates and reducing landfill as a result of improved recycling and residual waste being treated and turned into a fuel rather than being sent to landfill. At the same time…


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