CCC: Net-zero target for 2050 is ‘necessary, feasible and cost-effective’

The UK can become carbon neutral by 2050 if government starts developing ambitious policies straight away, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

The UK can become carbon neutral by 2050 if government starts developing ambitious policies straight away, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).

In a major report, published on 2 May, the CCC advises tightening the national target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 100% by 2050 compared with 1990 (also known as net zero), up from the current 80%.

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