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Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 6th July that central Government cut carbon emissions by 13.8% in the year following his May 2010 commitment to a 10% reduction, and promised further and wider reductions.
The Carbon Trust is recruiting central government organisations for the next phase of the Central Government Carbon Management Service, providing training, advice and support carbon management.
Defra has published the total carbon footprint of UK central Government from 1990 to 2008, including emissions from buildings, vehicles and other equipment, and embedded emissions of goods and services bought by Government.
Following David Cameron’s announcement in May that this would be the “greenest government ever”, Defra has published a new action plan to drive sustainable operations and procurement across Government.