Gas central heating systems could be banned in Edinburgh in just ten years’ time if the Capital is to meet an ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030, politicians have warned. Last month, the city council approved an ambitious target to become net zero carbon by 2030 with the promise becoming binding by 2037. Councillors have now agreed to set up a climate emergency partnership to ensure the entire Capital can take responsibility for reducing its carbon footprint. Carbon neutral means all carbon emissions are either stopped or offset. Council leader Cllr Adam McVey said it will take “an inordinate amount of effort and work” to succeed.
Edinburgh Evening News 4th June 2019 read more »