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Climate Change: Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Volume 712: debated on Wednesday 15 July 2009


Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made in the last three years in reducing carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles in the Government car service. [HL5004]

The Government Car and Despatch Agency (GCDA) has reduced the carbon dioxide emissions from its car fleet by 15.9 per cent from 160.32 grammes per kilometre (g/km) in 2006-07 to 134.84 g/km in 2008-09. The GCDA is on target to meet the Government’s target of an average of 130 g/km for its fleet by March 2010.