Page last updated at 12:45 GMT, Wednesday, 22 April 2009 13:45 UK

Darling: First ever carbon budget


The Chancellor, Alistair Darling, has said the 2009 Budget, is the world's first "carbon budget".

In his speech to Parliament, he pledged an extra £435m to help with energy efficiency in homes, businesses and public buildings.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2019 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific