Country:United Kingdom
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2010
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments>Obligation schemes 
Policy Target:Transport, Framework/ Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Department of Energy and Climate Change

The UK has adopted new five year commitment to reduce central Government greenhouse gas emissions by 25% for 2014/15 on a 2009/10 baseline. The new commitment will cover all greenhouse gases, not just carbon dioxide, and business related transport emissions (including owned vehicles and business travel - but excluding staff commuting. The target builds on an earlier target for central government would reduce its carbon emissions by 10% within 12 months to May 2011. The government achieved this target, saving a total of 13.8%.

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