Britain Closes Budget Gap With Green Measures

Britain Closes Budget Gap With Green Measures

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Image courtesy of Sun StarBritain has saved up to 70 million pounds a year by making government departments more energy efficient and the effort could help cut a huge budget deficit, a state watchdog said on Thursday.

In the annual report, the Sustainable Development Commission said the adoption of green measures in 2008-2009 amounted to 60-70 million pounds in cost savings and equivalent benefit for British society.

(READ the story in Reuters)

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