Councils are key to climate action
Limited funding and a lack of obligation is stopping local authorities making a crucial contribution to tackling climate change, putting the achievement of national carbon budgets at risk, says the Committee on Climate Change in a new report for DECC.It highlights how local authorities have a crucial role to play in reducing emissions because of the significant influence they can exert over key emitting sectors including residential and commercial
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