TITLE

Budgets should cover all greenhouse gases, hints advisory body

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);May2008, Issue 400, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the role of the Committee on Climate Change in Great Britain in efforts to tackle climate change. The key task of the committee in 2008 is to produce a report by December 2008 advising the government on carbon dioxide emission reduction targets for 2020 and 2050, and on the level of the first three five-yearly carbon budgets that will cover the period 2008-20. The work plan of the committee sets out a description of the complex analysis it has commissioned from government officials.
ACCESSION #
32514843

 

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