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Nottingham City Council

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…-benefits are deliberate or incidental positive outcomes across a range of other areas in addition to the central aim of an intervention. An example of a co-benefit is moving towards more active travel to tackle air-quality also has benefits for health from exercise and mental wellbeing, and reducing carbon emissions. Sustainability, economic growth, alleviating poverty and tackling climate…

… people benefit from the low carbon economy. We will continue to ensure the benefits from economic growth are felt by our citizens and lift people out of poverty. Nottingham will become one of the cheapest places to live and work in with low household fuel bills, affordable low carbon public transport, and high quality public services. Nottingham will be one of the happiest places to live…

… and gas consumption in domestic and commercial buildings. Building on existing low carbon energy generation to support the transition through a new energy system which will reduce the carbon impact of the electricity consumed in our homes and businesses. Waste and water contribute to the overall emissions from businesses and households. Improving our waste and water management systems…

…. This demonstrates that the need for a transformation in the way we heat our homes, with 84% of households currently heated by gas, towards low carbon electric heat pumps and heat networks. From 2005 to 2016, industry and commercial energy demand decreased by 35.5% and domestic by 26.3%. Though industry/commercial and domestic sector energy demand is decreasing, their gas use accounts for almost half…

… science says is required. Nottingham must keep its emissions between now and the end of the century below a scientifically determine amount, known as its ‘carbon budget’, otherwise risk contributing to a dangerously warmer world. Aiming for the minimum reduction though, brings a real risk of failing to make the changes in time and would also mean Nottingham missing out on the benefits…

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