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West Dunbartonshire Council

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… be taken to begin a green and resilient COVID-19 recovery. The report highlights fve key investment priorities: 1. Low-carbon retrofts and buildings that are ft for the future; 2. Tree planting, peatland restoration, and green infrastructure 3. Strengthening energy networks; 4. Improving Infrastructure for walking, cycling and remote working; and 5. Moving towards a circular economy…

… projects across our estate and housing; = The Development of the Queens Quay District Heating Network (DHN) in Clydebank; = Converting some of our pool feet to Electric Vehicles (EVs); = Engaging with schools and the community on waste reduction and greenspace; and = Improving local Biodiversity and planting of native trees and bulbs across West Dunbartonshire CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY…

… and emissions taken out of the atmosphere. Simply, this means that for all the emissions produced there must be mitigating actions in place to remove the same level of emissions from the atmosphere. This is illustrated in Figure 5. The interventions range from land-use change methods, tree-planting, rewilding, peatland restoration, investing in carbon-offsetting charities, technical solutions…

… designed to make equivalent reductions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Since the Council does not own or operate much forestry or peatland to remove carbon from the atmosphere, we must also take part in initiatives for replanting forests and reinstating peatlands which could be used to offset our emissions. The Council has already started this journey through existing and planned tree

planting initiatives on our own land. Additional areas will projections. Emissions reduction pathway to net zero Appendix I details how emissions have been projected out to 2045 under a ‘Status Quo’ monitoring scenario, including grid electricity projections to account for future decarbonisation of the grid itself. Such a scenario is insufcient to achieving ‘net zero’. The following chart…


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