UK climate ambition
- Dec 5, 2020 8:24 am GMT
- Prime Minister announces ambitious new emissions target setting the UK on the path to net zero by 2050, leading the way in tackling climate change globally
- new plan aims for at least 68% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the decade, compared to 1990 levels
- UK commits to reducing emissions by the fastest rate of any major economy, ahead of the Climate Ambition Summit later this month
- target follows the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan to create and support 250,000 jobs whilst helping to eradicate our contribution to climate change
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