UK forecast to breach its carbon budgets
The UK will breach its fourth and fifth carbon budgets for the period 2023-2032 under current government policies, and will also miss its 2050 target for net zero emissions.That is according to research published today by the Green Alliance, which warned that “very little“ has been done to cut emissions from transport, housing, land use and industry over the last decade.
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