Carbon footprint of Scottish households ‘falls by 25%’


The BBC reports that the carbon footprint of each Scottish household has fallen by about 25% since 2009.

The Scottish Climate Change Act was passed in 2009. Since then carbon emissions per person have fallen from 2.46 to 1.84 tonnes, UK government figures revealed. Analysis of the statistics by WWF Scotland found the rate of decrease differed between local authority areas, with Highland recording the largest drop at 30.3% and West Lothian the smallest at 21.6%.

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