Move back to manufacturing could jeopardise UK carbon targets

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As government unveils latest emissions data, analyst warns shift away from service economy could make it harder to hit longer term targets

A return to heavy industry and manufacturing might sound attractive in light of the UK's exposure to the financial crisis, but analysts this week warned that such a move would jeopardise the UK's progress...

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