Race to Zero: Global net zero commitments double in less than a year

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Race to Zero: Global net zero commitments double in less than a year

UK government unveils fresh wave of climate commitments, as New York Climate Week kicks off with further evidence that the net zero transition is accelerating

New York Climate Week kicks off today with confirmation the number of corporates and governments pledging to deliver net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest has more than doubled in the past year...

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