The environmental impact of the recession

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Trewin Restorick argues that while the recession has helped to cut carbon emissions, it has also allowed the government to duck some tough environmental decisions

Last year greenhouse gas emissions in the UK plummeted by almost 10 per cent as the recession tightened its grip. UK greenhouse gas emissions are nearly 26 per cent below their 1990 levels far in excess...

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