Research: Many Britons in the dark over CO2 impact of heating and eating

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Gas central heating accounts for around 31 per cent of UK household carbon emissions
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Gas central heating accounts for around 31 per cent of UK household carbon emissions

Energy Systems Catapult survey reveals high concern over climate change among the public, but less understanding of CO2 sources

While the majority of Britons see climate change as a major threat that both individuals and the government have a responsibility to tackle, many remain unaware of some of the most effective means of cutting...

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