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UK Has Exceeded Kyoto 2010 Target By…

June 11th, 2009 | by Susan Kraemer

The UK is on target to double its 2010 Kyoto goal! The UK's Kyoto target was 12.5 percent by 2010. 23 percent is nearly twice that. Now Britain is on course to cut its greenhouse gas by about 23 percent by 2010 from the 1990 level -- nearly double its target under the Kyoto agreement, the Department of Energy and Climate Change said on Friday. This 23 percent reduction puts the UK well on the road to its 2020 goal, which is the next target. To meet 20 percent below 1990 levels by 2020, Britain had to reduce its emissions by 34 percent

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