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Scottish Borders Council

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… Goals and in September 2020 declared a Climate Emergency. This commitment and declaration frame the climate challenge we face. They give impetus to the Race to Zero by SBC members, employees, and partners to reach a Net Zero destination and to transition to a low carbon economy by 2045 and to avoid a catastrophic level of ‘runaway’ climate change. Robert Swann the polar explorer said…

… members, community leaders, businesses, financiers, educationalists, land managers, scientists and especially with young people. Together we can do more. We have ‘high class’ education and training networks in the Borders and these must be harnessed to further propel the skill base in the area towards greater low carbon activity and sustainability. And, with its rural hinterland and expertise…

… practices, low carbon improvements in vehicle manufacture and alternative travel modes will help to reduce emissions While it is sometimes assumed that our future transport pattern will be similar to current ones, Scottish Government has confirmed that it will not accept a growth in traffic. In the future we will of course still need to move goods and people but, if we can buy mobility services…

… unproductive for long periods. In the transport sector, sustainable biofuels, and electro-fuels (e.g. hydrogen) produced from renewable electricity will enable more renewable energy usage in commercial road transport, as well as in shipping and aviation. But the 2020s will also need government policies that promote the introduction of low-carbon medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and greater investment…


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