18 Oct '11, 8am

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The UK government has been repeatedly slammed for failing to become the "greenest government ever ", but Wales will today be hailed for bucking that trend in a new report by Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The Committee will today publish its analysis of steps taken by the Welsh government to cut emissions and prepare for climate change, concluding it has moved forward, especially in energy efficiency. FURTHER READING Updated: UK renewable electricity output reaches all-time high Scotland leads race to cut UK emissions Significantly, Wales' efficiency schemes last year outperformed those in the rest of Britain. It insulated just under 3,000 solid walls, which was near to 20 per cent of the 13,200 solid walls insulated in the UK in 2010, despite only having 5 per cent of the total housing stock. One year ago the Welsh government set out a strategy to achieve its ambitiou...

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