Talk:United Kingdom Climate Change Programme
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Page out of date and don't know how to edit it correctly
Hi, as it says in the title, it's out of date. Here are a few things that need ammending:
The Kyoto target relates to the UKs basket of greenhouse gases, but the 20% target relates only to Carbon emissions so the statement: The United Kingdom's Climate Change Programme was launched by the British government in response to its commitment to the Kyoto Protocol on global warming. It aims to cut greenhouse gas emissions not only by the agreed 12.5% from 1990 levels, but by 20% by 2010. needs to be reworded in order to be accurate.
Also the article refers to the November 2004 Projections. These were updated in February 2006: http://www.dti.gov.uk/energy/sepn/uep_feb2006.pdf. They say that given existing measures (ie. no proposed future measures) and excluding the effects of the EU Emissions trading scheme, carbon emissions are projected to be about 10.6% below 1990 levels.
Also, the climate change programme review was published in March 2006: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/bsp/hi/pdfs/28_03_06climatereviewfull.pdf, which proposed additional measures etc, and as a result projected carbon emissions to be about 15-18% below 1990 levels in 2010.
More information about the review of the ccp can be found in that article.
Sorry, I didn't know how to go about editing the page myself so I followed the links to this page in order to find someone (more experienced!) to update the page. Hope that's ok. Thanks.