Labour, Tories at odds in climate change row

The Conservative and Labour parties have savaged each other's climate change policies in an early election campaign skirmish. The credibility of Labour's target for carbon dioxide emissions came under particular scrutiny. The Liberal Democrats emerged as the "greenest" party, with plans to discourage "gas guzzling" cars, taxation of fossil fuels and greenfield development, and a phase-out of industrial discharges to sewers and the sea.

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