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Midlothian Council

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… the programme the Government has put in place a range of measures including a Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP) (11) which offers, amongst other things, financial support for low carbon projects covering a wide range of technologies, including low carbon and renewable heat. 5.10 The Council supports the Government’s approach to energy efficiency and decarbonisation of heat networks…

… for new development; investiagte the feasibility of Zero Carbon Development Zones; delivering the Shawfair low carbon community heating system and investigating options to develop heat networks across the County; accelerating development of the Midlothian Active Travel network including cross-boundary connections for longer distance commuting and leisure routes; and accelerating organisational…

… the legislative framework for climate change action in Scotland (6) by setting new mandatory targets to reduce Scotland's emissions of all greenhouse gases (7) to Net Zero by 2045. It also sets interim targets of at least 56% reduction in 2020, 75% by 2030 and 90% by 2040(8) to support the transition to a sustainable low carbon economy. These new targets give Scotland some of the most stringent statutory…

… net carbon zero by 2030; To establish a Citizens Assembly and Climate Change Partnership Group to engage the wider population, business, education and scientific sectors in the climate change debate; To raise awareness about the impacts and risks from a changing climate; To take a ‘One Council’ approach to reducing carbon emissions and putting this objective at the heart of our…

… for staff to travel to work (at peak times of the day) and reducing carbon emissions at the same time. 5.6 Midlothian is the fastest growing local authority area in Scotland. An ambitious programme of house building will present challenges to meeting CO2 reduction targets. It also presents an opportunity to affect change through the MLDP, planning application and building standards processes…

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