London Environment Strategy outlines ambitious vision for a zero-carbon capital - but can it deliver?

Madeleine Cuff
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London can't transform itself into a zero-carbon city on its own
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London can't transform itself into a zero-carbon city on its own

Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy Shirley Rodrigues says new plan will set direction for post-Brexit strategy across UK - but does City Hall have the power to realise its bold vision?

By 2050 London will be a zero carbon city. That was the pledge made by its Mayor Sadiq Khan earlier today as he unveiled the city's first Environment Strategy, a document touted as a blueprint for making...

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