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Braintree District Council

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…, the UK Government amended the Climate Change Act 2008 with a binding target of ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050. Introduction C L I M A T E C H A N G E S T R A T E G Y 5 The emerging Environment Bill 2020 sets out some of the policy changes that the government is seeking to make to support the UK’s climate change objectives. This has been extensively consulted on but has been…

… wide sources of Carbon Dioxide emissions (KT CO2) The Government produces area based CO2 emissions measured in Kilo Tonnes (Kt). This pie chart and graph show that in the Braintree District, in order to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2030, there would need to be a reduction of 576Kt of CO2. Please see breakdown below. Progress on reducing carbon emissions and adapting to climate…

… A N G E S T R A T E G Y C L I M A T E C H A N G E S T R A T E G Y 1 7 Business & the Green Economy Priorities The UK’s commitment to net zero emissions by 2050 will increase demand for low carbon environmental goods and services, both within the District and beyond and will also require businesses to reduce their carbon footprint. This area of growth in the green sector…

… measures and those who have schemes and projects that provide an offsetting opportunity. This could also help develop new low-carbon income streams for carbon positive rural businesses that can offer surplus carbon credits generated from carbon sequestration* (e.g. following tree planting or land use activities) whilst also assisting local firms with unavoidable emissions to achieve net zero


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