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Scottish Borders Council

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… of carbon reduction. The pursuit of opportunities in the ‘green energy’ sector should be seen as a facet of inclusive economic growth, as well as complementary to sustainable development objectives. 6.12 As a land owner and land manager the Council can make a valuable contribution through management of its greenspace. Targeted tree planting (e.g. guided by Surface Water Management Plans) could…

plant, biomass installations at farm and estate level, and ongoing energy efficiency upgrades of domestic properties aimed at tackling local fuel poverty and innovation in design and construction being delivered by local Registered Social Landlords. But much more is needed. Business as usual will not put us on the trajectory to reduce emissions and transform our economy. Action will need…

… and economic potential of the region’s significant and expanding net energy contribution. Opportunities around management of the Council' Estate including buildings and Greenspace- that could reduce carbon emissions and provide adaptation (e.g. reduced inputs into Greenspace management and greater biodiversity and multiple benefits such as natural flood management (trees and wetlands) and shading…

… and cooling (trees): Industry Challenges: The transition of Business/Industry to sustainable energy and circular resources is a challenge, particularly when viewed from the perspective of short term investment vs long term savings. Scottish Borders Council – 25 September 2020 Ensuring that the transition of Business/Industry is ‘just’. Opportunities: The Scottish Borders should seek to put itself…


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