'Critical juncture': Charities warn Prime Minister pandemic response will determine if climate goals are met

Cecilia Keating
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Bluebells near Bath | Credit: Tom Rickhuss
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Bluebells near Bath | Credit: Tom Rickhuss

In a letter sent to Boris Johnson today, more than 50 UK charities warn that preventing the worst impacts of climate change is contingent on a green recovery to the coronavirus crisis

More than 50 of the UK's environmental charities, including Greenpeace, WWF, Green Alliance, Possible, and the RSBP, have today written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to urge him to "urgently commit"...

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