UK climate policy must tackle outsourced emissions, say MPs

April 2012
ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Apr2012, Issue 447, p45
The article focuses on a report by British Members of Parliament (MPs) which called for an updated greenhouse gas mitigation policy that takes account of the rapid growth in emissions embedded in imported goods. The report also acknowledged the achievement of Great Britain in cutting territorial emissions. An overview of consumption-based emissions data included in the report is provided.


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