Each year the UK government releases their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions factors for company reporting. Within the carbon footprinting sector they are often know as Defra’s GHG emissions factors, despite now being produced by the Government department, BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy). They are an invaluable resource for carbon footprint professionals.
In August the latest factors where released. Each year it is interesting to see how the UK has progressed towards decarbonising the national electricity grid. Are the ambitious carbon reductions of UK electricity on track? Or is it yet more disappointment. The latest factors reveal the status quo.
This is Part II of the article, part I revealed how the HM Treasury stated that…
“Reducing carbon reduces costs” – HM Treasury, 2013
The Infrastructure Carbon Review (2013) made this bold statement. It appears word for word in the report. However, such a bold statement should not be taken out of context and it should not be considered in isolation. Why is this...
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