Aardvark helps Diocese of London’s approach to reducing its carbon footprint 02/03/11 | Aardvark Environment Matters

Aardvark helps Diocese of London’s approach to reducing its carbon footprint 02/03/11

by Simon Dowse

The Church of England Diocese of London is working with the Aardvark team to lower churches? energy use and carbon footprint, as part of the Church of England?s national Shrinking the Footprint campaign.

Shrinking the Footprint has adopted the UK government?s target of 80% reductions in carbon emissions by 2050. In its long-term plan, Church and Earth, it has also laid down a challenging interim target of 42% cuts by 2020 ? the full recommendation derived from the science by the UK?s Committee on Climate Change. But even 2020 is a long way to see ahead ? so the Diocese of London has set a short-term target of 20.12% carbon reductions by 2012.

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