UK emissions down 3% in 2017 as shift away from coal continues

Published 16:33 on March 29, 2018  /  Last updated at 16:33 on March 29, 2018  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.6% in 2017, according to provisional government data released Thursday, a decline again driven by the ongoing shift in the power sector from coal to cleaner gas and renewables.

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.6% in 2017, according to provisional government data released Thursday, a decline again driven by the ongoing shift in the power sector from coal to cleaner gas and renewables.

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