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Emissions rise at UK universities puts 2020 targets in doubt

The Guardian, 7 June 2011
Publié le : 7 juin 2011
 Rachel Williams 

"Carbon emissions have risen at most of the UK's universities over the past five years, a new league table published by the Guardian reveals, prompting concern that institutions will fail to meet strict targets for reductions by 2020.

"Nottingham Trent University topped People & Planet's annual Green League, closely followed by Gloucestershire, Worcester and Plymouth - but elite universities were left trailing.

"Overall, carbon emissions at 139 universities rose by 3.9% between 2005 and 2010, even though capital funding for English institutions is now linked to reductions."

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