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West Lancashire Borough Council

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… vision, it should also be a key delivery vehicle to achieving it:  Low carbon goods and services are a rapidly growing market and provide significant growth opportunities for a low carbon economy.  Supporting the development and take up of new technologies and innovation will promote sustainable economic growth.  New, skilled job opportunities will come from renewable energy and energy…

… with considerable retro-fitting, known renewable technologies and behavioural change and is considered deliverable within the economic cost originally accepted with the Climate Change Act in 2008. There are numerous additional benefits associated with achieving a low carbon future, for example, improved health and wellbeing, improved air quality, tackling fuel poverty, changes in land use and reduced…

… noise. The advances in low carbon technologies, energy storage and low carbon vehicles also offer significant opportunities for our economy and employment sector. This is a crucial time in the global effort to reduce climate change, but greater action must start locally and it must start immediately, if we are to achieve the target to reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050…

… criteria  Reduce waste and improve recycling, implement a Waste strategy with a focus on sustainable solutions  Develop a Local Plan policy encouraging green developments – green space, energy efficiency, sustainable supply chains It is recognised that tackling climate change isn’t a stand-alone issue delivering a low carbon future should not only be embedded in every part of the Councils…

… that will continually evolve on our journey to achieving a low carbon future, as we identify, investigate and implement new projects. Initially some projects on the action plans will require various feasibility and exploratory investigations. This will put us in a good position to utilise funding pots and pilot expected advances in emerging technologies, as and when they become available, delivering long term…

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