Carbon footprint of Scottish homes drops by a quarter

The carbon footprint of Scottish homes has dropped since climate change legislation was introduced.
Householders have dropped their energy consumption by an average of 25% since the Climate Change Act was passed in 2009.
WWF Scotland has said the improvement is down to the growth of renewables, more efficient homes and appliances, and government climate change policies.
New climate change legislation is being considered by the Scottish government, and WWF’s acting head of policy Gina Hanrahan said that efforts should continue to cut emissions.

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