‘An historic decision’: Theresa May to enshrine net-zero greenhouse gas ambition in law

Prime minister Theresa May has announced that she will table legislation to enshrine a 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas ambition in law, in what is being hailed as an historic moment in the battle to curb climate change.

by Rachel Salvidge
Theresa May's announcement makes the UK the first G7 country to legislate for net-zero emissions. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images
Theresa May's announcement makes the UK the first G7 country to legislate for net-zero emissions. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

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