TITLE

British greenhouse gas emissions down 7 percent in 2011

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Apr2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions in Great Britain in 2012. According to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the country emitted 549.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide during the year. The department attributed the decrease to a decline in residential gas use, a reduction in electricity demand and greater use of renewable energy.
ACCESSION #
75073385

 

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