UK power emissions falling 'faster than anywhere else in the world'

Michael Holder
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UK power emissions falling 'faster than anywhere else in the world'

The UK's power sector CO2 has fallen by around two thirds over the past decade, a study by Imperial College London finds

The UK's continuing shift towards renewable sources of electricity is helping drive rapid decarbonisation across the economy, with emissions from the British power sector falling faster than anywhere else...

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