THE winter of 2010-11 was memorable for the long weeks of record-breaking cold weather.
It now features in another unwelcome statistic. Turning up the heating to keep warm means Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions increased by 1.9% in 2010.
While the longer-term trend shows CO2 emissions in Scotland have fallen by around a quarter since 1990, making it still theoretically possible to achieve the target of a reduction of 42% on 1990 levels by 2020, other factors in addition to extreme weather must call that into question.
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