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Meeting Carbon Budgets – 2013 Progress Report to Parliament

This is our fifth statutory report to Parliament on progress towards meeting carbon budgets. In it we consider the latest data on emissions and their drivers, and we assess progress developing new policies which are required in order to reduce emissions. The report includes assessment at the level of the economy, the non-traded and traded sectors, the key emitting sectors and the devolved administrations.

The main conclusion is that there has been good progress implementing some measures, notably loft and cavity wall insulation, boiler replacement, new car efficiency, investment in renewable power generation, and waste emissions reduction.

Download individual chapters of the report

  • Chapter 1 – Overview of progress towards meeting carbon budgets
  • Chapter 2 – Progress decarbonising the power sector
  • Chapter 3 – Progress reducing emissions from buildings
  • Chapter 4 – Progress reducing emissions industry
  • Chapter 5 – Progress reducing emissions from transport emissions
  • Chapter 6 – Progress reducing emissions from agriculture
  • Chapter 7 – Progress reducing emissions from waste and other non-CO2 sources

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