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Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

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… S trategy (M ay 2020) 2 1 Introduction 1.1 Background 1.1.1 Limiting future climate change is regarded internationally as the single most serious issue faced by society. Reducing carbon emissions is considered critical to addressing the issue and in the UK, and Wales in particular, there is already much activity aimed at reducing fossil fuel usage. 1.1.2 Reducing carbon emissions

… the Council recognises that carbon reduction is a primary goal in the challenge to reduce greenhouse gases, the Strategy also seeks to address other greenhouse gases. 1 . Introduction N eath P ortTalbotC ouncil:D ecarbonisation and R enew able E nergy S trategy (M ay 2020) 4 1.3.2 Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is therefore committed to doing its fair share to reduce carbon

… in land use practices required in order to deliver the UK Government’s Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050. A key finding of the report is that policies be implemented to deliver restoration of at least 50% of upland peat and to increase UK forestry cover from 13% to at least 17% by 2050. Additionally, the report highlights the need to reduce food waste and consumption of the most carbon…

… is 'Decarbonisation' and 'Renewable Energy'? 1.2.1 A ‘decarbonised economy’ or ‘low-carbon economy’ is an economy that has a minimal output of greenhouse gas emissions into the environment, but specifically refers to the greenhouse gas Carbon Dioxide (CO2) (1). 1.2.2 As a result of increasing concerns regarding the production of greenhouse gases and the implications for climate change together…

…)]. Modelling, undertaken on behalf of the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), suggests that by 2020 this could meanmore than 30% of electricity, 12% of heat and 10% of transport energy being generated from renewable energy sources. 2.1.3 TheUKClimate Change Act (2008) sets goals of a 34% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and a reduction of at least 80% in greenhouse house gas


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