London Olympics celebrates carbon savings record

Jessica Shankleman
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New report says London 2012 was greenest ever, but highlights key failings

What does the city of Chelmsford have in common with the London 2012 Olympic Games? The answer is that they both required 35 million kilowatt hours to operate, although one used that much over the course...

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