Reports: Government considering 'accounting tricks' to relax climate targets

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Carrying over surplus in the government's emissions budget could mean pollution rises in the short term
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Carrying over surplus in the government's emissions budget could mean pollution rises in the short term

FT reports government is planning to roll over surplus in previous carbon budgets to make it easier to meet future targets, in direct defiance of CCC advice

The government is planning to defy advice from its official climate watchdog, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), and carry forward excess emissions savings from previous carbon budgets in order to...

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