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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Borough Council

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… a Sustainability Strategy for Housing including improving energy efficiency of the Council’s new build programme and considerations for retrofitting existing stock  Seek to influence the house building sector on sustainability and input to the Local Plan on future new build standards  Seek to influence landlords on the sustainability of existing stock  Enforce Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

… target. In addition to addressing climate change, there are other reasons for creating a low carbon area: Economy: There are clear economic advantages to reducing energy use. Place- based Climate Action Network (PCAN) reports from 2017 estimate that the BCP area spent £610 million on energy and fuel, of which £119 million could have been saved if available energy efficiency and low carbon…

… emissions in the UK’ (2019), that a ‘carbon price could start at around £40 per tCO2 in 2020, rising to £125 per tCO2 or more in 2050.’ This is intended to illustrate that the cost of taking simple energy-efficiency measures today will be far lower than waiting for future technological fixes, such as ‘carbon capture and storage’, that are anticipated to be much more expensive. The UK low carbon…

… that the limited amount of emissions remaining at 2030 will be offset by local tree-planting and biodiversity programmes or renewable energy installations, which are a more reliable and accurate option. 10. It is recommended that the Climate Change Reserve be replenished as current funds are fully allocated to energy saving projects. To fund feasibility studies for energy-efficient retrofit…

… resources and minimising our waste. The actions we propose to contribute towards making the area carbon neutral before 2050 include creating a supportive environment with sustainable planning policies, transport infrastructure improvements, energy efficiency and waste minimisation schemes. These actions will be presented to stakeholders for discussion and to foster joint working to enable all…


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