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The UK may need to introduce carbon rationing within three years if cuts in carbon emissions are not achieved
Carbon rationing ‘by 2012’

By Liz Stephens The UK may need to introduce carbon rationing within three years if cuts in carbon emissions are not achieved, an influential think tank has warned. The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is calling for the government to consider the concept of rationing as a “plan B”. It has also recommended that… Read more »

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Chair of the EAC Tim Yeo strongly criticised the government
Govt may have to buy carbon credits from private sector

By Liz Stephens The proportion of renewable energy used by government departments has actually dropped in the last year, according to the environmental audit committee (EAC). The news could not have come at a worse time for ministers, who are currently attempting to position themselves as leaders on the world stage prior to the Copenhagen… Read more »

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