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East Cambridgeshire District Council

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…. And that includes this Council. This Council needs to demonstrate that it is doing all it can to make a difference, whether that is by reducing its own carbon footprint, or by using its own land to help boost the natural environment. And it needs to use its leadership role to help facilitate and encourage others to also act. This updated Plan reports on what we achieved over the past 12 months, and what…

… counties within the UK, Cambridgeshire experiences increased demand for things like housing, food, water resources and efficient public transport, all of which compete for land use and put pressure on our natural environment. Some land use changes bring negative effects to our environment, for example, damage to landscape from minerals extraction for building materials, loss of natural habitat…

… of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) in 2017. The breakdown of this is shown below (source: CUSPE) (LULUCF = land use, land use change and forestry). Figure: Breakdown of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough GHG emissions by source, 2017. As well as looking at current emissions, the research team also modelled two scenarios projecting future emissions up to 2050; presented as: “business as usual…

… Cambridgeshire’s Carbon Footprint Ideally, the carbon footprint for the geographical area of East Cambridgeshire should comprise all GHG emissions that occur in the area – this includes commercial and industrial sources, domestic homes, transport, agriculture, waste and land use. There is no simple 100% accurate way of calculating a carbon footprint, as it relies on a number of assumptions…


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