Ministers reject CCC call to include aviation and shipping in UK climate targets

Madeleine Cuff
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Ministers reject CCC call to include aviation and shipping in UK climate targets

Government disappoints campaigners by insisting shipping and aviation emissions should be dealt with at a UN level

The government has rejected the latest recommendation from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) to fully include international aviation and shipping emissions under the UK Climate Change Act, insisting...

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