UK coal phase-out date pulled forward, as latest stats show emissions fell again last year

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UK coal phase-out date pulled forward, as latest stats show emissions fell again last year

Boris Johnson confirms coal phase out target date has been moved forward by one year to 2024, as Nicola Sturgeon calls for improved co-operation to deliver a successful COP26 Summit

The UK's phase-out date of unabated coal power is to be bought forward by one year to 2024, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today as he officially kicked off the countdown to this autumn's COP26...

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