Policy paper

2010 to 2015 government policy: greenhouse gas emissions

We're moving the UK to a more efficient, low-carbon economy to meet our legally binding climate change targets.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


2012 EU ETS results: UK sector table - April 2013

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This policy paper shows the policy of the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government.

Find out about the current government’s policies.

Published 22 January 2013
Last updated 8 May 2015 + show all updates
  1. Policy document from the 2010 to 2015 government preserved in a different format for reference
  2. Addition of EU ETS strategy and reform paper.
  3. Including information on the Environment Agency's work on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
  4. Adding link to new guidance on 'Measuring and reporting greenhouse gases and other environmental impacts: guidance for businesses'.
  5. New 'Publicly reporting carbon emissions from businesses and the public sector' page
  6. First published.