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Oxford City Council

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… ▪ A mix of developers, private landlords, individuals, Oxford City Council and central government were felt to be primarily responsible for reducing carbon emissions in buildings. ▪ There was a perceived need for a balanced approach to decreasing emissions from buildings while simultaneously working to resolve the current affordable housing and homelessness crisis in Oxford. ▪ Assembly Members…

… has legislation to reach ‘net zero’ by 2050. Should Oxford be more proactive and seek to achieve ‘net zero’ sooner than 2050?” To do so, they focussed on five key areas relating to carbon emissions in Oxford: waste reduction, buildings, transport, biodiversity & offsetting, and renewable energy. To help understand and deliberate on these issues, Assembly Members listened to expert…

…. 1 2 ‘Net zero’ means that total emissions are equal to or less than the emissions removed from the environment. This can be achieved by a combination of emission reduction and removal by offsetting. 3…

…. ▪ There was a mixed response to some of the potential solutions discussed including: reducing bin size, charging people for their waste collection, freecycling, and share/repair schemes. Buildings ▪ Assembly Members found it surprising that the largest proportion of emissions came from buildings – they typically assumed transport or industry would create the greatest emissions. Ipsos MORI | Oxford…


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