'Dire warning': Fears grow over net zero 'complacency' as emissions rebound

James Murray
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'Dire warning': Fears grow over net zero 'complacency' as emissions rebound

Three major new reports raise alarm that for all the talk of a green recovery on the national and international stage net zero transition plans remain badly underpowered

Political and business leaders have certainly talked a good game in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. The initial focus may have been on responding to the health and economic emergency unleashed by Covid-19,...

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