New figures show that the overall reduction in carbon emissions is now well over a third – 37 per cent – in the last two years. That’s grown from a figure of 21.5 per cent in December 2019.
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Councils serving the South West Exeter area have been forced to shelve an innovative district heating system designed to cut carbon emissions and reduce heating costs for future residents because most developers are unwilling to absorb any of the additional costs.
Ten charge-point locations – nine with hireable electric cars – are planned in the first phase
A joint project led by Devon County Council has secured Government funding to encourage active business travel in Exeter as part of efforts to be carbon neutral by 2030
The report explores the relationship between the health of people and the health of our planet, including the links between environmental change and emerging infectious diseases such as coronavirus.
Councillors have agreed more ambitious targets as the County Council’s carbon footprint has already reduced by almost 40% since 2012/13 and is likely to reach its 50% reduction target next year, nine years earlier than planned
Emissions will be reduced by 15,000 tonnes each year, the equivalent of taking 8,000 cars off the road.
The new badge aims to encourage Beavers, Cubs and Scouts across Devon to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.