Five-year review for UK sustainability efforts

Despite making more effort than most other governments to achieve sustainable development the UK is still not doing nearly enough, according to an official advisory body. In a review marking five years since Britain adopted a sustainability strategy the Sustainable development commission called on Tuesday for more efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and a shift in emphasis from purely economic to "smart" growth compatible with environmental and social goals, as well as a move away from "consumption as the sole route to wellbeing". See press release.

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