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Greenhouse gases down but road traffic emissions rising

27 September 2019
 

Road traffic in the UK went up by 28% between 1990 and 2017 while greenhouse gas emissions rose by 6% during the same period, according to a new report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). 

The lower rate of emissions growth was most likely due to improvements in the fuel efficiency and emissions from newer vehicles, says the report. 

The UK’s road traffic increased from 255 billion miles travelled in 1990 to 328 billion miles in 2018, says the ONS. Just over...

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