Government to Greta: We must continue to show climate action is a 'win-win'

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Government to Greta: We must continue to show climate action is a 'win-win'

Claire Perry defends government's decision to champion decarbonisation progress to date and confirms new Green Great Britain Week

The government yesterday mounted the most detailed defence to date of its decarbonisation record, in the face of on-going protests from Extinction Rebellion (XR) and accusations from School Strikes founder...

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