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7. Economy and resources

7. Economy and resources Devon’s economy: just, smart, circular, regenerative and rich in natural capital Humans rely on planet Earth to meet our needs. It provides all our raw materials from the air we breathe, to food and iron ore for example, which we process producing waste products. But Earth’s ability to provide for us

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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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8. Energy Supply

Energy Supply Increasing renewables, introducing flexibility and capturing carbon In 2018, 62% of Devon’s greenhouse gas emissions related to energy use in the form of electricity and fossil fuel in buildings, manufacturing and construction activity, and transport. 1

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11. Food, Land and Sea

11. Food, Land and Sea Enhancing carbon storage in our landscapes and coasts, providing for the needs of Devon’s citizens and enhancing wildlife. Devon’s landscapes of national significance As a mostly rural County with long stretches of coast, how Devon manages its land and seas is a crucial element of our response to climate change

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