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Westminster City Council

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… energy performance beyond the five years stipulated in the new London Plan. Encourage greater accountability for emissions through a new Westminster Sustainable City Charter, a shared commitment for businesses to reduce carbon emissions. Support small businesses to access finance and skills for projects that reduce their carbon impact, such as accessing and installing low carbon energy

… below as an example: 1. Reducing energy demand including retrofitting buildings to be more energy efficient to avoid relying on long-term, higher risk renewable energy supply infrastructure 2. Switching to low-carbon energy systems including moving away from gas towards electric and renewable energy 3. Decarbonising the energy supply through measures such as installing solar panels 4. Carbon…

… of climate change and promote behaviour that reduces emissions and delivers local sustainability benefits such as local shopping. Produce a series of ‘how to’ guides for community development towards net zero such as access to funding, resources, opportunities and support networks. Empower resident and community groups to craft their own proposals for reducing carbon emissions in their local…

…. Support landlords and homeowners to improve minimum energy efficiency standards, prioritising improvements to those with the lowest energy performance ratings. Ensure landlords and homeowners have access to a holistic retrofit advice service like London Councils’ Ecofurb programme, or a similar model. Maximise the generation, distribution and use of renewable and low carbon energy across…

… buildings 15% from homes 1.5% from waste disposal and industrial processes 11% from road transport 11% from shops, offices, restaurants and hotels DEVELOPING AN ACTION PLAN The council has worked with Anthesis Environmental consultancy to identify the impact of different types of carbon saving actions. We have used this information to create a series of recommended actions under four…


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