Domestic energy efficiency scheme leaves hole in climate change plan

Electricity and gas suppliers are to be given targets to promote improvements in household energy efficiency under a new scheme proposed in August.1 But the scheme will deliver much smaller reductions in emissions of carbon dioxide than originally envisaged, leaving a large hole in the Government's climate change programme.

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