Carbon Rationing and Personal Energy Use

  title={Carbon Rationing and Personal Energy Use},
  author={Tina Fawcett},
  journal={Energy \& Environment},
  pages={1067 - 1083}
  • Tina Fawcett
  • Published 1 November 2004
  • Engineering
  • Energy & Environment
A new policy approach is needed to deliver carbon dioxide savings in the UK; this paper proposes carbon rationing for personal energy use. Current policies are extremely unlikely to result in sufficient savings to meet the 2010 national reduction target. Indeed, when international air travel emissions are included, carbon equivalent emissions have not actually fallen since 1990. In the domestic sector, energy efficiency is expected to deliver significant carbon savings, but data from recent… Expand

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