Report: Imported emissions responsible for almost half the UK's carbon footprint

Cecilia Keating
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Nearly half of the UK's carbon footprint is produced abroad. Credit: Germund Sellgren / WWF-Sweden
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Nearly half of the UK's carbon footprint is produced abroad. Credit: Germund Sellgren / WWF-Sweden

New findings from WWF and University of Leeds argue that the UK must develop carbon policies that take both territorial and offshore carbon emissions into account.

The UK's carbon footprint is shrinking, but not as drastically as some figures suggest, a new report has warned. While emissions produced on British soil fell 41 per cent between 1990 and 2016 before...

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