UK's carbon footprint gets bigger
The UK's carbon footprint increased in 2010 for the first time since its peak in 2004, new data from Defra has revealedIt shows that between 2009 and 2010, the nation’s footprint rose by 10%, following a 19% fall in 2009. The environment department also reports that by 2010, UK carbon emissions relating to imports had
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