School report

Winward, Alison
October 2008
Green Futures;Oct2008, Issue 70, p7
The article discusses a report released by the Sustainable Development Commission (SDC), which focuses on reducing the carbon footprint of schools in Great Britain. SDC education commissioner Ann Finlayson states that local authorities and schools should work together to reduce emissions and address problems such as lack of investment in school refurbishment. The SDC report provides examples of the collaboration between councils and schools in reducing emissions.


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