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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 equally between residential and commercial/industrial buildings. The burning of fossil fuels for space and water heating and manufacturing processes, are …

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10 Transport

10. Transport Reducing transport need, switching to shared and human powered transport Transport accounts for 31% of Devon’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.1 The sector is the single largest emitter of GHG across the County, which also reflects the UK-wide position.   Reducing emissions from transport is key to successfully reaching net-zero. Addressing the challenge will require …

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