Chancellor hints he could water down UK’s ambitious carbon targets
George Osborne has vowed the UK will not lead the rest of Europe in its efforts to cut carbon emissions, raising the prospect that the country's carbon targets could be watered down if the EU does not...
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'The government has kept its word to adopt this important target to limit the UK's carbon emissions - This is music to our ears'
Renewables sector praises 'clear signal that the UK will continue to show bold leadership on carbon reduction'
Reports suggest ministers will today confirm a target to cut carbon emissions by 57 per cent by the early 2030s