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Departments: Carbon Emissions

Volume 461: debated on Monday 11 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what methodology is used by his Department to account for its carbon emissions. (140787)

The Department for International Development is strongly committed to the new set of sustainable operation targets launched in June 2006, including the specific commitments on reducing carbon emissions. DFID calculates all carbon emissions from buildings and travel from guidance and conversion factors supplied to us by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.