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Energy: Carbon Emissions

Volume 711: debated on Tuesday 2 June 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government with reference to the review by the National Audit Office of the data collected by the Building Research Establishment and published in March 2007 by the Sustainable Development Commission, what actions they have taken to reverse the trend of carbon emissions by departments. [HL3629]

The Government have met their target to source at least 10 per cent of electricity from renewables by 31 March 2008. The 2007-08 performance data, published by the Sustainable Development Commission in December 2008, showed that 22 per cent of the Government’s electricity was derived from renewable sources.