WYCA commits £40m to meeting net zero targets – transportxtra.com
09 February 2022
WYCA’s ‘maximum ambition pathway’ estimates an 83% reduction in emissions could be achieved in West Yorkshire by 2038
The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has allocated £40m from the Mayoral devolution deal to tackle the climate change. The Climate Fund, which will come mostly from WYCA’s £1.8bn devolution deal with the Government, will be used to deliver the West Yorkshire Climate and Environment Plan. This maps out how the region will meet its net zero targets by 2038.
The plan considers a ‘maximum ambition pathway’, based on the emission reductions that could be achieved with a predominately electricity led approach to decarbonisation. This would include: