CCC outlines how UK can slash land-use emissions by two-thirds
The UK can cut its emissions from land use by almost two-thirds if it carries out a range of steps outlined in a report published today by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).This would involve a “major shift“ in agriculture, forestry and peatland management, according to the report, which calls for up to 120 million trees to be planted each year by 2050. Policy will also
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