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Updated Jul 22, 2019

Consultation on carbon offsetting in transport

The Department for Transport (DfT) is calling for evidence to explore consumer understanding of carbon emissions.

It covers:

  • options to improve the consumer understanding of the carbon emissions from their journeys;
  • the role of carbon offsetting in transport; and
  • whether travel providers should be required to offer voluntary carbon offsets to their customers.

Scope

This year the UK legislated for a net-zero greenhouse gas emission target by 2050, which came into force through an amendment to the Climate Change Act 2008.

The transport sector accounts for the greatest share of UK greenhouse gas emissions, which was about...

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