'Unique opportunity to catalyse action globally': Business groups urge government to update 2030 climate goal before year end

Cecilia Keating
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Enhanced climate target for 2030 can put the UK on track to meet its climate ambitions, help deliver a green recovery, and will encourage investment in net zero transition, groups tell government

Business groups have urged the Prime Minister to update the UK's 2030 carbon target before the end of the year, arguing the nation has a responsibility as COP26 host to set an example to the many scores...

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