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Wokingham Borough Council

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… 2021, the government announced a new climate change commitment which will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035. Today, over 300 District, County, Unitary & Metropolitan Councils have declared a Climate Emergency accounting for 74% of authorities in the UK[4]. The COVID-19 pandemic global lockdowns have temporarily reduced emissions and pollution. But carbon…

… the Great Depression, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). However, one rare positive to emerge from the periods of lockdown in 2020 and 2021 has been a drop in global greenhouse gas emissions and improvements to air quality, primarily because of a significant reduction in transport. The pandemic is the biggest shock to the global energy system, with annual predicted decline in carbon

…, the document which sets out a council’s planning policy, to set higher energy performance standards for all new homes. The government has set out plans to radically improve the energy performance of new homes, with low carbon heating and be zero carbon ready by 2025. These homes are expected to produce 75-80% lower carbon emissions compared to current levels. To ensure industry is ready to meet…

… the new standards by 2025, new homes will be expected to produce 31% lower carbon emissions from 2021. Existing homes will also be subject to higher standards – with a significant improvement on the standard for extensions, making homes warmer and reducing bills. Environment Bill Most of the UK’s environmental laws are derived from the EU environmental framework which is renowned as one…

… 2012 2014 2016 2018 2020 2022 2024 2026 2028 2030 2032 K tC O 2e Year Wokingham Carbon Emissions 2030 Scenario (557 ktCO2e 2019) WBC Carbon footprint 2018 BAU Emissions Target Emissions Wokingham Borough Council - Climate Emergency Action Plan - Working Document Page | 12 Targets and Estimated Carbon Savings This action plan establishes targets to achieve carbon…


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