Campaigners call for UK coal power phase out deadline

James Murray
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Party leaders urged to strengthen recent climate pledge, as survey reveals public support for ending reliance on unabated coal power

The leaders of the UK's three main political parties are today facing fresh calls to strengthen their commitment to phase out the use of unabated coal power in the UK, after a group of leading NGOs urged...

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