Nearly half of UK’s carbon footprint down to emissions from abroad

16 April 2020: Further research around the issue of greenhouse emissions associated with goods and services we use – something the GLA has recently looked into. A WWF study report’s that nearly half of the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption. Carbon Footprint: Exploring the UK’s contribution to climate change, highlights the importance of addressing carbon intensive imports such as animal feed and fossil fuels, which fuel our cars and heat our homes Download there study here.

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