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.theguardian - 21 days ago

UK to toughen targets on greenhouse gas emissions, sources say

Carbon dioxide to be cut by 78% by 2035 compared with 1990 levels, the prime minister is expected to say later this weekThe UK is to toughen its targets on greenhouse gas emissions for the next 15 years, the first major developed economy to do so, the Guardian understands.Following recommendations of the government’s statutory climate advisors, carbon dioxide is to be cut by 78% by 2035 compared with 1990 levels, the prime minister will say later this week – an increase from the current target of a 68% reduction by 2030. Continue reading...


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