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public concern over the crisis is at record levels

Young people to advise UK on hitting net zero emissions by 2050

The commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions was described as “historic” by leading figures. But the UK is not yet on track to meet its 2025 and 2030 goals, so a huge transformation of energy, transport and buildings is urgently required.

a name plate marks a place for the absent prime minister as caroline lucas and jeremy corbyn meet greta thunberg

Greta Thunberg condemns UK’s climate stance in speech to MPs

The 16-year-old Swedish student, who sparked a global youth-based movement when she began a “climate strike” outside Sweden’s parliament last year, gave a typically blunt speech. She told MPs: “This ongoing irresponsible behaviour will no doubt be remembered in history as one of the greatest failures of humankind.”

theresa may with ban ki-moon at the un headquarters

Ban Ki-moon tells Britain: stop investing in fossil fuels overseas

The former South Korean diplomat’s comments on UK Export Finance (UKEF), which provides lines of credit and insurance to help companies win business overseas, are the first time he has singled out a country’s credit export agency. “There is now a growing consensus that fossil fuels should not be funded in any way by export finance organisations,” he said.

the signatories to the letter to the prime minister want to make britain a leader in clean industries

Tory MPs demand net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

Theresa May called on to commit to ambitious climate target — Fifty Conservative MPs have called on Theresa May to adopt an ambitious target of cutting carbon emissions to net zero before 2050, to show international leadership on climate change and protect British jobs. Former ministers Damian Green, Oliver Letwin and Anna Soubry are among …

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