How realistic is Extinction Rebellion’s 2025 net zero target?

A divide is widening between scientists allied to the activism group Extinction Rebellion who are calling for more urgent action and scientists that advise the government who argue that current emissions reduction targets are already “extremely ambitious”, reports Conor McGlone

by Conor McGlone
XR demonstrations earlier this month led to the tabling of the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images
XR demonstrations earlier this month led to the tabling of the Climate and Ecological Emergency Bill. Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images

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