General election: Conservative manifesto offers few green surprises

The Conservative Party has launched its election manifesto with a renewed commitment to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and a pledge to invest substantially less public money in renewables and energy efficiency than its electoral rivals.

by Simon Pickstone
Boris Johnson surrounded by aides and journalists on his way to launch his manifesto. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Boris Johnson surrounded by aides and journalists on his way to launch his manifesto. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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