EUED expert quoted in Guardian article

Guardian PicProfessor John Barrett, Director of the EUED CIE-Map centre was quoted in an article by George Monbiot in the Guardian on 25th November 2015 entitled ‘Consume more, conserve more: sorry, but we just can’t do both’.

Monbiot quotes Professor Barrett and his team’s work which reveals that ‘while the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions officially fell by 194m tonnes between 1990 and 2012, this apparent reduction is more than cancelled out by the CO2 we commission through buying stuff from abroad. This rose by 280m tonnes in the same period.’

Read the full piece on the Guardian website

Read more on the original research on the BBC website

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