Local councils cut climate change plans
Almost two-thirds of local authorities in the UK are scaling back their efforts to combat climate change, warns the Green Alliance.Responding to a survey from the environmental think tank, 37% of local councils admitted that climate change was not a priority, with another 28% saying they are dropping their wider environmental app
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