Energy Institute pledges to reach net zero emissions 'well before' 2050

Cecilia Keating
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Professional body has promised to eliminate its head office and staff business travel emissions by mid-century without relying on carbon offsetting.

The Energy Institute, the membership organisation for the energy sector, has committed to achieving net zero emissions "well before" mid-century. The group announced on Friday that it intends to reach...

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