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Dr Tim Fox on BBC News 24 talking about UK's Fourth Carbon Budget

17 May 2011

Dr Tim Fox, Head of Energy and Environment at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, on BBC News 24 talking about the UK Government's Fourth Carbon Budget porposals


Dr Tim Fox on BBC News 24 on UK's Fourth Carbon Budget

: Dr Tim Fox on BBC News 24 on UK's Fourth Carbon Budget

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Date: 10 June 2014 - 08 January 2015
Event Type: 213 day TPD Training

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