Watchdog: public sector must step up efforts to cut emissions

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Sustainable Development Commission warns public sector buildings are in danger of falling short of carbon reduction targets

The public sector is in serious danger of missing its target to cut carbon emissions across its operations by 12.5 per cent by 2012, according to a highly critical new report from the Sustainable Development...

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