UK emissions down 2.5% in 2018, with colder weather preventing larger drop

Published 12:39 on March 28, 2019  /  Last updated at 10:57 on March 26, 2020  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.5% in 2018, according to provisional government data released Thursday, a decline driven by the ongoing energy sector shift from coal to cleaner gas and renewables but muted by colder temperatures.

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 2.5% in 2018, according to provisional government data released Thursday, a decline driven by the energy sector’s ongoing low-carbon shift but muted by colder temperatures.

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