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City of Edinburgh Council

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…, and in our carbon-reduction scenarios. This is a combination of many factors (projected increases in absolute house numbers, relative stagnation in gas emissions factors, etc.) but is largely attributable to the realisation of all eminently available efficiency gains in heating and lighting provisions. Whilst out with the scope of this summary report to detail, many of Edinburgh’s characteristics…

… of the city’s emissions and model the carbon reduction trajectories which could be expected through the application of different interventions. This analysis has been funded by P-CAN. 3.2 P-CAN is a network of progressive cities tackling climate change and exists to help translate climate policy into action ‘on the ground’ to bring about transformative change. It brings together the research…

… community and decision-makers in the public, private and third sectors and City of Edinburgh Council is represented on the P-CAN Advisory Board. 4. Main report 4.1 The Council is working with Edinburgh and Leeds Universities to provide data and feedback in support of their P-CAN research project examining Edinburgh’s potential for reducing carbon emissions. The research focuses on the city…

… successfully in Leeds, Birmingham, Sheffield and Bristol as well as cities in India, Asia and the Americas. It sets out baseline emissions and ‘business as usual’ carbon reduction trajectories across four key sectors of Edinburgh’s economy: domestic housing; commercial buildings, transport and industry. These trajectories are then adjusted by modelling the impact of applying hundreds of different…

… evidence-based interventions, grouped according to cost-benefit. 4.5 The research highlights that, despite significant historic progress, the city’s emissions reductions are set to slow and flatten under a ‘business as usual’ scenario, with the city’s expenditure on energy rising. However, the research also shows that accelerated emissions reductions could be achieved through applying…

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