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Dumfries and Galloway Council

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… also net zero carbon). Carbon reduction: an activity that reduces carbon emissions compared to a baseline scenario. Climate Change: the large-scale, long-term shift in the planet’s weather patterns or average temperatures. Decarbonisation: usually refers to the electricity sector and refers to reducing the carbon intensity of electricity generated (emissions per kWh) by increasing…

… in animal feeds, reduced intensity of livestock production and improvements in waste management. √ √ √ Maintaining and increasing the size of the forestry and grassland carbon sinks √ √ 5 Definitions Carbon emissions: used as a shorthand to refer to emissions of the mix of gases that cause climate change. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas. The other gases, methane, N2O, F…

… 10 Figure 6 Roles of organisations and individuals in reducing carbon emissions Areas of influence by the Council and Stakeholders Dumfries and Galloway Council is directly accountable to the local community for decisions and is best placed to take swift, local action than the national government. As outlined in the 12-point plan, Dumfries and Galloway council, alongside incorporating…

… alternatives • Change to energy efficient products e.g. LEDs • Choose low carbon modes of travel • Reduce waste Lobbying for change Policy implementation and support 11 Emission trajectories The council commissioned Aether to model carbon trajectories to provide an evidence base for this strategy. This has involved estimation of the impact of national and local actions to reduce carbon

emissions across a 10 year time horizon, taking account of current activity and considering what could be possible through an ambitious mix of carbon reduction actions across Dumfries and Galloway. Figure 7 shows trajectories of carbon emissions for the council area to 2030, showing potential net carbon emissions (dotted line) across key emission sources assuming very significant action is taken…


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