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new homes built after 2025 will not be allowed to use gas heating

Low-carbon heating to replace gas in new UK homes after 2025

The move away from gas heating in new homes was given a cautious welcome by environmental groups, although they said the chancellor had to be more ambitious, systemic and radical if the government was to get to grips with the climate emergency.

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Analysis: Why the UK’s CO2 emissions have fallen 38% since 1990

The UK’s CO2 emissions peaked in the year 1973 and have declined by around 38% since 1990, faster than any other major developed country — Here, Carbon Brief presents detailed analysis of the reasons behind the decline in UK CO2 since 1990. The most significant factors include a cleaner electricity mix based on gas and …

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