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Dorset Council

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… THE ECOLOGICAL EMERGENCY 13 NATURAL ASSETS 49 ACTION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE 16 TRANSPORT 53 CARBON EMISSIONS & ACHIEIVNG NET ZERO 18 MAKING IT HAPPEN 57 CARBON BUDGETS: PATHWAYS & TRAJECTORIES 21 YOUR IDEAS 61 AREAS FOR ACTION 23 NEXT STEPS 65 RENEWABLE ENERGY 25 REFERENCES 67 FOREWORD Back in May 2019, one of the first actions of the newly formed Dorset Council…

… as a result of Local Government Reorganisation and recommends areas for action that will deliver a realistic and achievable approach to ensuring Dorset Council is carbon-neutral by 2040, ahead of the UK government tar- get. Carbon reduction targets towards this are presented in the strate- gy as an approach to ongoing monitoring and annual evaluation of progress to ensure the pathway to carbon…

… to have outweighed the additional emissions from an increase in Council staff and buildings during this period. We will have a clearer picture once more data has been gathered and sufficiently analysed. Dorset Council’s TOTAL Carbon footprint for 2019-2020 is estimated at 40,000 to 45,000 tCO2e. CARBON BUDGETS PATHWAYS & TRAJECTORIES Global & National Carbon Budget…

… us a budget of 21,000,000 tCO2e. In 2017, Dorset emitted a total of 1,745,000 tCO2e. Therefore, if Dorset continued to emit at the 2017 rate, we will have used our carbon budget up by 2030. There are various pathways that could be followed. Emissions have been reducing in recent years and are likely to have reduced in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Given our historic per- formance…

… burn- ing, investing in cheap efficiency measures, and adding renewable energy generation. Importantly, if Dorset continues to follow the UK's projected path, our emissions will have to follow the green trajectory in / 21 Figure 21 CARBON BUDGETS PATHWAYS & TRAJECTORIES Climate Change Act and remaining within its per-capita budget for a 1.5°C temperature rise suggests…

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