Low Carbon Information Hub

Addressing the global climate crisis is a growing priority and one which will continue to gain momentum over the coming years.
The clock is ticking towards 2050, and the UK Government’s deadline to reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions to net zero – now is the time to act to ensure that this target can be achieved! 

What does net zero actually mean?

In simple terms, net zero refers to the balance between the volume of greenhouse gases produced and removed from the atmosphere - we reach net zero when the amount we add is completely offset by the amount we take away.

Understanding low carbon language

A range of new terms and phrases are surfacing as the race to net zero intensifies… 

Click here to view our Net Zero 'Jargon Buster'

Your Questions Answered

To help your business begin or progress its net zero journey, check out some of the questions we’re most commonly asked…

Click here to view net zero 'frequently asked questions'

Additional Information and Support

There is a wide range of additional advice, guidance, and resources available around this highly topical subject - check out what's on offer to help Devon and Somerset-based businesses reach their net zero goals...

 Click here to access additional info and support

Low Carbon Success Stories - A number of businesses across the Heart of the South West have started to identify, implement, and manage sustainable carbon reductions...

 


This Low Carbon Information Hub has been funded by the Heart of the South West (HotSW) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)