More transparency needed on UK's total carbon footprint

24th January 2012

AG Director, Chris Tuppen, has advised MPs that the UK should seek to develop the reporting and accountability of its consumption emissions to supplement the carbon budgets (which are measured on a production basis). Appearing as a witness to the Energy and Climate Change Committee, he said that this "would be complementary to how the Government encourage businesses and organisations to report their carbon emissions". 

To watch a video of the evidence session, click here.  For more details on the inquiry, click here