UK's CO2 output up 20% in 2009
The UK's carbon footprint in 2009 was 20% higher than in 1990, according to new data from DefraThey also reveal that the amount of CO₂ emissions associated with imported goods and services consumed in the UK accounted for 45% of the footprint in 2009 compared with 27% in 1990. The latest figure
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