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Inverclyde Council

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…. At the conference, a global agreement was made to limit the global temperature rise to 2°C by the end of the century and pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5°C. This was termed the UN Paris Agreement and came into force on 4 November 2016. In 2009, the Climate Change (Scotland) Act was passed by the Scottish Parliament. The Act set an overall greenhouse gas emissions reduction

… target of 80% by 2050 with an interim target of 42% by 2020 from a 1990 baseline. The most recent Scottish Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data covering the year 2014 showed that Scotland had achieved a 45.8% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, thereby exceeding the interim target. In response to the above, the Scottish Government decided to prepare a new Climate Change Plan setting out new greenhouse…

gas emissions targets for Scotland for the period 2017 – 2032. The new national target is a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of 66% by 2032 from a 1990 baseline. Incorporated within this are targets and ambitions for sectors of the economy that have significant impacts on climate change. The Scottish Government considers the public sector, and in particular local government, as having a major…

… inefficiencies. • Street lighting replacement programme incorporating installation of energy efficient LED lamps. • Monitoring, training and awareness programmes to reduce emissions from the Council’s vehicles. • Improved recycling infrastructure and promotion of waste reduction and recycling. These and other initiatives have contributed significantly to reducing the Council’s carbon emissions. Joint…

…, the Scottish Government introduced ‘Public Bodies Duties Required Public Sector Climate Change Reporting’. The Public Bodies Duties section of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act had made provision for mandatory climate change reporting by major players in the public sector. National annual greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets had been missed 1 IPCC Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report…


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