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Dumfries and Galloway Council

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… and biomass, and the possible use of hydrogen in future. √ √ √ Changes in the way that we work and travel to reduce travelling and increased use of public transport and active travel. √ √ Large scale switching to electric vehicles. √ √ √ Significant increase in renewable generation. √ √ √ Reducing waste √ √ √ Changes in agricultural methods to reduce the use of nitrogen fertilisers, changes…

… in animal feeds, reduced intensity of livestock production and improvements in waste management. √ √ √ Maintaining and increasing the size of the forestry and grassland carbon sinks √ √ 5 Definitions Carbon emissions: used as a shorthand to refer to emissions of the mix of gases that cause climate change. Carbon dioxide is the most common greenhouse gas. The other gases, methane, N2O, F…

… alternatives • Change to energy efficient products e.g. LEDs • Choose low carbon modes of travel • Reduce waste Lobbying for change Policy implementation and support 11 Emission trajectories The council commissioned Aether to model carbon trajectories to provide an evidence base for this strategy. This has involved estimation of the impact of national and local actions to reduce carbon…

… the target. Figure 8 shows the emissions for the council operations, with emissions reductions resulting from significant decarbonisation to 2025. -2,000 -1,000 0 1,000 2,000 3,000 4,000 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028 2029 2030 kt CO2e Residential energy use Commercial and Industrial energy use Dumfries and Galloway Council Waste Transport - motorway Transport…

… sources Individuals and businesses - consumer demand. Significant increase in renewable generation. National govt funding required. Council to provide engagement & support Paul McCulloch Capital Investment Strategy and external funding sources Individuals and businesses - consumer demand. Reducing waste Council James McLeod Capital Investment Strategy and external funding sources…

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