Doubts over NHS strategy to cut carbon

February 2009
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Feb2009, Issue 409, p10
The article focuses on the goal of the British National Health Service (NHS) to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by 10% by 2015. According to the article, NHS aims to match the government's legally binding target to cut the country's emissions by 80% compared with 1990. David Pencheon, director of the Sustainable Development Unit (SDU), says the Department of Health (DoH) is responsible for ensuring that the NHS helps meet the legally binding targets in the Climate Change Act.


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