Ten things the UK must do to reach net zero by 2050

Analysis: Phoebe Weston examines what needs to be done to hit the government’s emissions target

Wednesday 21 August 2019 19:54
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Policies on fracking, reducing subsidies on renewable energy and opposing wind farms suggest the government is still moving in the wrong direction
Policies on fracking, reducing subsidies on renewable energy and opposing wind farms suggest the government is still moving in the wrong direction

The UK’s net zero 2050 pledge is meaningless without policies in place to deliver it.

The latest report by the Commons Science and Technology Committee has found the government can no longer promote change by essentially changing nothing.

Worse still – policies on fracking, reducing subsidies on renewable energy and opposing wind farms suggest the government is still moving in the wrong direction.

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