From the BBC: Scotland ‘leads UK’ on climate change


From the BBC:

Greenhouse gas emissions fell further in Scotland than the rest of the UK in 2014, according to the latest report from the Committee on Climate Change.

This is the first year annual targets have been met, with net emissions falling by 13%. But the committee said the reductions were partly down to the relatively warm winter weather.

The Scottish government said the report highlighted the “excellent progress” made in reducing greenhouse emissions.

The committee produces an annual report assessing the Scottish government’s actions on tackling the greenhouse gas emissions which lead to climate change.

Emissions in 2014 were almost 46% lower than 1990 levels, the report found.

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