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Belfast City Council

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… options could close the 2030 gap by 51% These would have benefits for health, equality, travel and the environment Doing all of the above leaves a 41% shortfall to reach by 2050 REACHING OUR TARGET Belfast can close the gap by 100% by 2033 through a range of INNOVATIVE INTERVENTIONS These include decarbonising heating and planting trees - changing some behaviours…

… and technically viable measures, Belfast still has to identify other more innovative interventions that could deliver the last 41% of shortfall between projected emissions in 2050 and a net-zero target. • Options identified elsewhere that could be considered in Belfast include promoting the use of low carbon vehicles, electrification of heating and cooking, and planting trees. Carbon emissions could…

… that Belfast would still have some residual emissions through to 2050. For illustration, the grey shaded area shows that in theory Belfast could offset its residual emissions through a UK based tree planting scheme; however this would require the planting of 62 million trees, which even with the densest possible planting would require 14000 hectares of land, equivalent to 122% of the total land area…


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