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Carbon reduction plan

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12. Land use change – afforestation

Land use change – afforestation accounted for 0% of our 2020/21 carbon footprint.

Planting broadleaf and conifers

Potential Measure: Planting broadleaf and conifers evenly throughout the Valley Parks and greenspace woodland (409ha) between 2022 - 2030 identifies potential to cover 25% of the area.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): -829

Lead: SMB / Public & Green Spaces Lead

Resource required: Yes


Potential Measure: Explore options for offset funding and opportunities within Exeter, utilising Council owned assets.

Identified GHG reduction (tCO2e): tbc

Lead: Public & Green Spaces Lead / Net Zero Lead / SMB

Resource required: Yes