From River Network (Author: Bevan Griffiths-Sattenspiel) A new report released yesterday in the UK by the Environment Agency and the Energy Saving Trust explores the energy and carbon embedded in residential water use. Titled Quantifying the Energy and Carbon Effects of Water Saving, the report concludes, among other things that 6% of the UK's carbon emissions are related to water and that Britons could save 30% of the carbon emissions from heating water through some simple retrofits. Click here to read more.