THE QUEEN’S BIG GREEN CANOPY
THE QUEEN’S GREEN CANOPY ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 which invites everyone across the UK to plant trees. Following the death of Her Majesty the Queen, and the wishes of His Majesty the King, the initiative will be extended to the end of March 2023 to give people the opportunity to plant trees in memoriam to honour The Queen.
NEW HOUSES WILL BE NET CARBON ZERO BY 2023
• All new homes to be net carbon zero by 2030.
• We will meet government targets for energy transformations within national timeframes but with the ambition of achieving this earlier.
To come but to include:
– Housing mix: type / age
– Council owned property
– Data regarding current energy supply
What will success look like?
Reduced carbon emissions – year on year comparison
• Lower fuel bills
• Number of homes with Smart meters – no idea if we can get a starting point of numbers??
• Number of new homes built to net zero standards
• Number of homes adapted to use low carbon technologies
What’s in it for me?
• Saving money on fuel bills
• Improved quality of life
• Better health
• Reduced carbon footprint