UK government unveils world-leading climate target
The UK government has today unveiled plans to cut the country's CO2 emissions by 78% by 2035, which it described as the "world's most ambitious climate change target."This is an increase from the current 68% reduction target for 2030 – based on 1990 levels – and will take the UK more than three-quarters of the way to reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. The sixth
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