Islands publish plans to become ‘carbon neutral’

SIX Scots islands have reportedly published plans to become more ‘carbon neutral’.

Says the Scottish Government, here, the islands – Great Cumbrae, Barra, Hoy, Islay, Raasay and Yell – have been chosen by a programme to become carbon emissions-neutral by 2040.

The islands were selected a year ago to become part of a Carbon neutral islands project.

Adds the Scottish Government: “Each island community has developed its own plan, compiling existing knowledge and data, and setting out the key actions they will take to help them achieve a carbon neutral and sustainable future.”

It continues: “The pioneering CNI project aims to demonstrate the climate-resilience and low carbon potential of islands and help point the way to actions that can be taken elsewhere in Scotland to help lower emissions and meet Scotland’s climate change targets.”

Pictured: Hoy, Picture credit: Place Design Scotland

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