Industry welcomes climate change budget

December 2008
Works Management;Dec2008, Vol. 61 Issue 12, p7
The article focuses on the support given by industry to an announcement from climate change adviser of Great Britain, that the government should commit to lessening greenhouse gas emissions 2020. According to the manufacturers' organisation EEF, the commitment should integrate environmental, economic and industrial objectives. Chief executive Gilbert Toppin of EEF said the industry supported the emission reduction targets.


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