Your Views on the Edinburgh we want

What is needed to improve the quality of life and achieve Zero Carbon Edinburgh?

Ideas came from hundreds of participants in ten community workshops run since September 2016.

Please score how important you consider each idea below: 1 is low and 5 is high importance.

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Many thanks, David, Isla, Johanna, Joy, Katharina and Reem - Transition Edinburgh core team

Food Matters *
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Encourage organic food production and consumption
Promote food sharing and reduce food waste
Establish covered food market for Edinburgh
Adopt urban farming, more collective growing, Allotments and Community Gardens
Promote benefits of vegetarian / vegan diets
Transport and Pollution *
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Encourage car sharing and Car Clubs
Healthy and safe streets to encourage cycling and walking
Enforce Environmental Legislations to reduce pollution
A ban on Fracking / unconventional gas
Promote Electric Vehicles and more charging points
Building Emissions and Warm Homes *
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Enforce high standards on new buildings - at least level B EPC / Energy Performance Certificate
Retrofit existing buildings to meet level C EPC by agreed date
Adopt renewable energies in new and existing buildings
Reduce indoor temperature
Introduce incentives to motivate action by individuals and landlords to stop Fuel Poverty
Community Energy *
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Pro-active legal and planning framework for local energy production
Community Energy projects
More solar co-op installations
More District Heating schemes and improved storage systems
Behaviour change to promote more effective use of electricity
Green Communal Places *
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Create a haven for children and others to engage with wildlife and develop awareness of climate risks and resilience
Provide meeting places for socialising and community projects e.g. ideas Cafes
Increase green corridors for Biodiversity
Strategies to strengthen communities like Participatory Budgeting
Circular Economy *
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Connect Circular Economy organisations through online platform
Promote swap and reuse
Improve recycling
Include Circular Economy principles in strategic city planning
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