Interim Devon Carbon Plan
The Net-Zero Task Force are creating an evidence-led Devon Carbon Plan which will consider the earliest, credible date which should be set for net-zero emissions.
Consultation has now CLOSED.
- 6.1 What needs to happen?
- 6.2 Opportunities and Benefits
- 6.3 Key Outcomes
- 6.4 Goal: Be innovative to achieve net-zero
- 6.5 Goal: Support communities to imagine their net-zero future
- 6.6 Goal: Citizens feel part of shaping the transition to net-zero
- 6.7 Goal: Local plans contribute to radical reductions in emissions
- 6.8 Goal: Protect landscapes whilst planning for net-zero change
- 6.9 Citizens' Assembly: Addressing net-zero to the benefit of landscapes
- 6.10 Citizens' Assembly: Financial mechanisms for emissions reduction
- 6.11 Action Summary Table for Cross Cutting Themes
- 6.12 References
- 7.1 What needs to happen?
- 7.2 Opportunities and Benefits
- 7.3 Key Outcomes
- 7.4 Goal: Avoid waste creation - consume less, share and repair
- 7.5 Goal: Enhance material capture for recyling & reduce waste treatment emissions
- 7.6 Goal: Improve data to aid commercial waste management and reduction
- 7.7 Goal: Reduce emissions from biodegradable wastes
- 7.8 Goal: Realise the full potential of procurement to accelerate net-zero
- 7.9 Goal: Devon is just, smart, circular & rich in natural capital
- 7.10 Goal: Ensure we have the skills and training to deliver net-zero
- 7.11 Goal: Increase access to finance & embrace innovative financial mechanisms
- 7.12 Action Summary Table for Economy and Resources
- 7.13 References
- 8.1 What needs to happen?
- 8.2 Opportunities and Benefits
- 8.3 Key Outcomes
- 8.4 Goal: Develop a shared ambition for renewable energy generation
- 8.5 Citizens’ Assembly – Onshore wind energy
- 8.6 Goal: Overcome constraints on the electricity grid
- 8.7 Goal: Make the necessary transformations to the energy system financially attractive
- 8.8 Goal: Take opportunities to pilot carbon capture and storage (CCS)
- 8.9 Action Summary Table for Energy Supply
- 9.1 What needs to happen?
- 9.2 Opportunities and Co-Benefits
- 9.3 Key Outcomes
- 9.4 Goal: Build capacity in Devon to deliver self-financing, net-zero retrofit at scale
- 9.5 Goal: Independent, trusted advice and support on building retrofit is readily available
- 9.6 Goal: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for homes are enforced
- 9.7 Opportunity for discussion at the citizens assembly: incentives and legislation to accelerate building retrofit
- 9.8 Goal: Devon finds ways to accelerate the delivery of quality, net-zero new building ahead of national ambition
- 9.9 Goal: Further reduce the use of energy in public spaces
- 9.10Action Summary Table for Built Enviroment
- 10.1 What needs to happen?
- 10.2 Opportunities and Benefits
- 10.3 Key Outcomes
- 10.4 Goal: Relocalisation of services, as well as use of technology reduces the need to travel in all community types
- 10.5 Opportunity for Discussion at the Citizens’ Assembly: the role of reducing road capacity to reduce traffic
- 10.6 Goal: Our streets are safe for all, with cycling, walking, shared and public transport prioritised
- 10.7 Goal: It is easy to transition between different types of travel and transport
- 10.8 What needs to be done?
- 10.9 All remaining vehicles are electric, or are large vehicles such as HGVs which run on alternative low carbon fuels
- 10.10 Goal: Flying is reduced and Devon is contributing to the development of low carbon aviation technology
- 10.11 Action Summary Table for Transport
- 11.1 What needs to happen?
- 11.2 Opportunities and Benefits
- 11.3 Key Outcomes
- 11.4 Goal: Establish a Land Use Framework to promote coherent long-term land-use planning for climate change and nature recovery
- 11.5 Goal: restore and enhance habitats and soils so that they fulfil their natural potential for carbon sequestration and storage
- 11.6 Goal: Farmers and other land managers are aware of the options available for helping meet net-zero on their land
- 11.7 Goal: Farmers and land managers have access to impartial advice or demonstration models
- 11.8 Goal: Devon has a thriving sustainable local food culture. Demand for low-carbon, local and nutritious food has increased benefiting citizens and food producers.
- 11.9 Citizens' Assembly: Implications of the CCC scenario requirement of a 20% reduction in beef, lamb & dairy consumption.
- 11.10 Goal: Devon’s coastal ecosystems and their significant carbon stores are protected, restored and enhanced
- 11.11 Food, Land and Sea Action Summary Table
Who the action is relevant toDistrict & Borough CouncilsTown & Parish CouncilsCommunity OrganisationsEducation EstablishmentsNHS & Public HealthBusinessesIndividualsNational GovernmentEnvironmental OrganisationsFarmersCounty CouncilAll CouncilsUnitary CouncilsNational Park AuthoritiesLocal Enterprise PartnershipNational Government
WhereTown and citySuburbsRuralUplandCoast
WhatEnergyWaste & ResourcesSpatial PlanningTravelFood, Farming & LandBehaviour Change and EngagementCoast & SeaFinance & EconomyProcurementSkills & LearningCitizens' AssemblyBuildings
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9. Built Environment
9. Built Environment
Making our existing and future buildings net-zero, comfortable, healthy and affordable to run.
Buildings and amenity lighting in outdoor spaces produced 42% of Devon’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2018, shared almost e...