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Departmental Carbon Emissions

Volume 468: debated on Monday 26 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform what contribution his Department and its predecessor made to meeting the target to reverse the upward trend in carbon dioxide emissions from the Government estate by April 2007. (165936)

BERR and its predecessor, the DTI, and its executive agencies have reduced its carbon emissions from the estate by 14.4 per cent. since baseline levels (1999-2000) and have initiatives in place to further improve performance through awareness and energy efficient product trials.