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Almost 50% of the UK’s carbon footprint comes from overseas emissions

Almost 50% of the UK's carbon footprint comes from overseas emissions

Almost 50% of the UK’s carbon footprint comes from emissions released overseas to satisfy UK-based consumption, according to a new report by the WWF. According to the report, products including clothing, processed foods and electronics imported into the UK are counted as the manufacturing country’s emissions, not the UK’s , …

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Climate crisis: Almost half of UK’s carbon footprint down to ‘invisible’ emissions abroad

Climate crisis: Almost half of UK’s carbon footprint down to ‘invisible’ emissions abroad

UK efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are being seriously undermined by the failure to account for rising carbon output in the countries where our goods are manufactured, a new report has warned. Almost half of the UK’s carbon footprint – the total amount of greenhouse gas released in the …

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