TITLE

Carbon cuts too slow, warns committee

AUTHOR(S)
Milne, Roger
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Utility Week;7/8/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 26, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Committee on Climate Change in Great Britain has stated that government must increase the pace of investment in renewable energy and achieve cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases for the country to meet its legally binding carbon targets.
ACCESSION #
64297576

 

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